Strategical Cooperation for Altay

Strategical Cooperation for Altay 1 May, 2019

A cooperation agreement was signed at IDEF’19 for national main battle tank Altay. Prominent Turkish companies joined forces for Altay under the agreement.

An important milestone for the serial production of the Altay tank; BMC, ASELSAN, Roketsan, MKEK and Havelsan were commissioned as main subcontractors. ASELSAN will produce fire control system, active protection system, and other electronic subsystems; Roketsan, armour system; MKEK, main gun system and Havelsan will be responsible for the production of tank and subsystem simulators.

This agreement, which was signed within the scope of the Altay serial production process expected to yield 40 pieces in the first stage, constitutes 40% of the total size of the project. The first tank will be delivered within 18 months following the start of the serial production.

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