Turkey Continues Production Process in F-35

Turkey Continues Production Process in F-35 7 May, 2020

President of Defence Industries Prof. Dr. Ismail Demir answered questions of of Turkey's leading defence magazines via domestic video conferencing system. Answering the questions of C4Defence, Demir made important statements about the Turkish defence sector's agenda.

Professor Dr. Demir made importand announements about F-35. It was announced that every supply line will be shut down after the March 2020 but there is no steps in line of that from the main contractor. Turkey continues study and production processes. It was stated that there was also a lack of communication in the process due to COVID-19, yet it was emphasized that the production did not stop. Turkey to work as long and as long as the program's loyal partner and continue to contribute. It was emphasized that while the cost of removing the Turkish industry from the process was calculated to be at least 600 million USD, the stubbornness continued, but it had to be put to an end and the works were not as easy as expected. As if they never left that makes the process of Turkey's plans underlined that conditions will be in place, to make the necessary warnings as long as the unilateral steps and highlighting the added value of the stay was announced to be reminded of the request.

You can watch the full stream from our C4Defence TV Youtube account.

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