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  • Historical Development of Air Vehicle Design Genetics (2) - 09.02.2019

    The aircraft would perhaps have remained a sports vehicle for years if it had not been for the First World War. In 1910, during the Picardie Military Exercises in France, it was introduced for the first time as a weapon, against the background of a war looming on the horizon. In the his

  • Russia’s Return to Africa - 08.02.2019

    So far, Russia’s presence in Africa has been brief and limited as compared to heavy involvement of colonial Western powers. However, there are still enduring signs of impact...   In late December, the United States proclaimed its new strategy on Africa. The main arg

  • Technology News Issue 70 - 07.02.2019

    The Night Turns to Day Autonomous Systems in the Deep New Tricks to Old Dogs AI Reinforcement to Weapons Traditional Counter-measures against Electro-optics Fifth-gen 3D Tech in Service Relief for Pilots in the Air Grafen will

  • Sector News Issue 70 - 07.02.2019

    Mistral Blows by the Sea Rio’s Airspace Entrusted to SAAB Spain Relieved with Resources Printed Parts for Nuclear Ship HAVELSAN Features 8x8 Simulator İŞBİR’s First Step to Investment BMC Launches “Next 50 Years”<

  • Technology Harvest in Çukurova - 07.02.2019

    Our series of interviews introducing defence clubs established by students in universities, hosts this month SAYTEK (Defence and High Technologies Club) at Çukurova University. Listed among the most fertile territories of Turkey, Çukurova seeks to add value to the defence industry b

  • Patria: Driving the 6x6 in Lapland’s Snow - 07.02.2019

    With a long experience in the production of armoured wheeled vehicles, Patria of Finland is probably one of the most northern located manufacturers for this type of system. C4Defence took pride in being the only invitee to test the two prototypes in a region 100 kms away from from the Arctic Pola

  • Anti-satellite Missile Systems - 07.02.2019

    During the Cold War years, both superpowers developed their space-based capabilities or, in other words, enhanced their ability of making the most of space, which culminated in a new kind of challenge. Soon after the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) placed into orbit the Sputn

  • Özden Örnek and the Story of MİLGEM - 07.02.2019

    When it comes to MİLGEM, one of the persons to come to mind is former Commander of the Turkish Naval Forces, retired Admiral Özden Örnek, who recounted in this book what he had witnessed behind the curtains since the inception of the project. While reading Örnek’s book, you w

  • MilSOFT Salutes with National Software - 07.02.2019

    Operating in defence industry since 1998, MiLSOFT aspires to look towards the future with confidence, as it rises out of its ashes following a misfortune. İsmail Başyiğit, General Manager of MilSOFT, the first company in Turkey with the CMMI Level 5 capability in software, shared with u

  • Our Chances of Survival is Still Less than 10 Minutes… - 07.02.2019

    The US President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Intermediate Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, turned a 32-year-long dream into a nightmare. When the last General Secretary of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev came together with the then US President Ronald Reagan met in

  • Sector News Issue 69 - 10.01.2019

    First Flight for Modernised Spartan Indra’s Nightmare Simulation SB1 Defiant, Counting Days Major Step in Electrical Propulsion ATAK, On Its Way to the Philippines TEI Powers ANKA Nurol’s Ejder, Seen in Qatar Croat

  • Fair News Issue 69 - 10.01.2019

    Egypt Unveils Temsah-3 A New MRAP for Egypt? Iomax Archangel: A Magnet for Blue Uniformed Officers Rheinmetall Proposes Skynex to Egypt Saudi SG-03 UAS Close to Production EISS: The Egyptian Future Soldier

  • Technology News Issue 69 - 10.01.2019

    Laser Meets the Filter Heterogeneous Computing Architecture in Progress Virtual Touch on Synthetic Aperture Situational Awareness, Now Unmanned “Synthetic” Tracking of the Enemy Mines to be Detected by COBRA  

  • Historical Development of Air Vehicle Design Genetics (1) - 10.01.2019

    The historical process from the mythological Icarus to the Wright Brothers, is an adventurous demonstration of mankind’s anthropological enthusiasm and desire to fly… Although it seems that the mythological figure Icarus’ hubris culminated in his death, it might as we

  • V-2 Missile and the Start of Space Race - 10.01.2019

    The Second World War set the stage for major revolutions in every area of military technology. Combatants from each side pushed the limits of their respective scientific and technological capacities. One of the most telling examples of these efforts revealed itself in developments in the area of

  • Turkey’s Deterrence Power: Turkish Youth - 10.01.2019

    Defining its mission for 2019 as “developing a vision for the youth for innovation and the future of defence industry”, C4Defence will allocate space for defence clubs established in Turkish universities, as of its 69th issue. Our first interview was with Istanbul Technical University

  • Why did Greeks Relapse into Fear of Turks? - 10.01.2019

    Although military staff and analysts of Turkish and Greek armies have been constantly evaluating the balance of power, the issue drew public attention following a program in Greece’s Blue Sky TV. Against the background of this and similar news, lies the requirement to obtain resources for G

  • STM Set Goals: Achieving New Technologies - 10.01.2019

    Savunma Teknolojileri Mühendislik ve Ticaret A.Ş. (STM) General Manager Murat İkinci came together with national and sectoral press representatives for the first time at the STM Vision 2023 Press Meeting organised on December 5. During the speech he made on that occasion, İkinci sp

  • A First in the Pyramids: EDEX 2018 - 10.01.2019

    It is always interesting taking part in the first edition of a defence exhibition, as it allows to get the feelings of the local market and industry. This was also the case with EDEX, Egypt Defence Expo, which took place at the Egypt International Exhibition Centre at the outskirts of Cairo on De

  • Marching Feet of a Looming War… - 10.01.2019

    Does the mankind have security guarantees in case of a nuclear confrontation involving Russia (and naturally, the Eurasia), with the potential to escalate and go out of control? No… We are currently face to face with a very special problem in the history of mankind, which might l

  • New Horizons in Turkish Defence Industry - 10.01.2019

    Acting as a bridge for the development of critical technologies and supply of requirements of military and police forces as users, the SSB must set a goal to develop at the maximum level national, indigenous and advanced technologies. Organised for the first time in December, the Turkis

  • Cyber Developments in the USA - 10.01.2019

    On the eve of the 2019, it should be underlined that the last year witnessed major developments in the United States in terms of cyber security. Ever since the Department of Defence (DoD) officially recognised cyberspace as a warfighting domain in 2004, it is not possible to talk about

  • Issue 68 Technology News - 08.12.2018

    Investment on Exoskeleton to Continue Guided Gustav on its Way UK Developed the Quantum Compass Unmanned Convoy Underway Electronic Solution for Motion Sickness AI and VR on the Bridge

  • Sino-Turkish Competition at IDEAS - 08.12.2018

    Organised in Karachi, the capital of Pakistan’s Sindh state, IDEAS Defence Exhibition witnessed a veiled competition between Turkey featuring the largest participation in scope and China, which sought benefits from time-honoured relations based on infrastructure.  

  • Issue 68 Sector News - 08.12.2018

    Ukraine’s 120mm Mortar Test Tilt-Rotor UAV by Academy Rheinmetall Commenced Deliveries Korea’s $557m Order Belgium Said “SkyGuardian” Atmaca Time in the Sea ASELSAN’s Albatross in Çanakkale

  • IDEAS 18 Fair News - 08.12.2018

    TUSAŞ’s ANKA-S Move Yonca-Onuk at Full Throttle Cyber Support by STM China’s Howitzer Hype HIT to Introduce Viper IFV Korean Ammunition to Pakistan Al Khalid I, Unveiled

  • Calm as a Breeze: High Tech Port - 08.12.2018

    Bringing together enthusiasts of defence and aerospace, the Fourth High Tech Port by MÜSİAD was organised against the background of MÜSİAD EXPO in Istanbul. Organised under the theme of "National Breakthrough", the High Tech Port by MÜSİAD brought together techn

  • The South of Asia-Pacific is on the Move: INDODEFENCE 2018 - 08.12.2018

    Organised in the capital of Indonesia, Jakarta on 7-10 November, IndoDefence 2018 was significant for demonstrating not only local defence requirements but also consequences of Chinese-centred mobility observed recently in the Asia-Pacific region.   Composed of

  • The Star of Africa: Hans-Joachim Marseille - 08.12.2018

    The great war, which initially grabbed Europe in its claws, gradually engulfed the whole world starting with Africa. This ring of fire to be called the Second World War once again pitted countries against each other, while bringing forth legendary vehicles, important doctrines and new heroes.&nbs

  • From Ukraine to East Mediterranean: Can the Fire of Energy War Burn Turkey? - 08.12.2018

    The crisis, fuelled by a ship in service with the Russian intelligence to open fire to coast patrol ships around the Sea of Azov in the Black Sea, should be regarded as the biggest risk for European security. Enjoying the full support of the United States of America, the United Kingdom,

  • The Cold War beyond the Atmosphere - 08.12.2018

    “2001: A Space Odyssey” (1968), a masterpiece by the famous American film director Stanley Kubrick, started debate on a series of subjects from space technologies to artificial intelligence, which are valid even today.   This ground-breaking film in the genre

  • A Dragon in Central America - 08.12.2018

    Chinese interests with respect to Central America align with its ‘Go Out Policy’ developed in the late 1990s. Being an offshoot of its Latin America policy, this orientation incorporates both economic and political objectives. Lacking energy and mineral resources in comparis

  • Sector News Issue 67 - 06.11.2018

    New Tasks for F-35B Catamaran Type Aircraft Carrier Long-Range SAM for FREMM Japanese Battery Extends Range Meteksan Throws a “Lasso” at Missile TUSAŞ’s ATAK Move TB2 Features TEI Engine ASELSAN Launches NAR

  • Technology News Issue 67 - 06.11.2018

    Submarines Spotted from Space   3D Printers Learn on the Job   Multi-Barrel UAV Launcher Being Tested   Quantum will See the Unseen   Hydrophobic Solution for the Navy   Ra

  • İŞBİR’s Priority is Indigenous Production - 06.11.2018

    As we are moving towards the last quarter of 2018, İŞBİR Elektrik Sanayii has allocated 80 percent of its current production portfolio to defence industry projects. Accordingly, realisation of these long-term projects are extended to years. İŞBİR General Manager Burhan Özgür c

  • Belbas: We Look for Cooperation - 06.11.2018

    Acting Director of SpetsTechnoExport (STE) Vladyslav Belbas met with Turkish journalists during the Arms and Security Expo held in Kiev. STE currently develops business among Turkish and Ukrainian companies. Belbas underlined that government-to-government relations are very good and both sides ar

  • Bukin: Joint Production is the Key - 06.11.2018

    We had the opportunity to meet UkrOboronProm Director General Pavlo Bukin during the Arms and Defence Expo in Kiev. Bukin explained his vision on Turkish–Ukrainian relations on defence issues. Having lived for three years in Turkey since 2004, Bukin believes that his experience provided him

  • STM Exports “Moavin” to Pakistan - 06.11.2018

    Savunma Teknolojileri Mühendislik ve Ticaret (STM) had launched three naval projects with Pakistan. Two of these projects were related with ship export while the third involved submarine modernisation. In October, STM delivered to the Pakistan Naval Forces the first of these projects, namely

  • Kiev: Field Experience Exposed - 06.11.2018

    Ongoing for about four years, the armed confrontation between Ukraine and Russia did not dominate the general atmosphere of the Expo. However, its impact was visible in terms of participant profile. Although Ukrainian products are now combat-proven, low production capacity and economic deficienci

  • Euronaval 2018 at Fifty - 06.11.2018

    The seas have always bore great significance for France. In line with its geographical location, one part of the country opens up to the Atlantic Ocean while the other to the Mediterranean. In addition to location, France attaches importance to its arch-rival Britain’s naval supremacy polic

  • Re-birth of the German Navy Pocket Ships - 06.11.2018

    Three panzerschiff (armoured ship), which symbolise the German Navy’s rising up from its ashes following the First World War, is widely known as “pocket ships.” These ships inscribed their name in history as the protagonists of naval warfare at the early stages of the Second Wor

  • Preparedness for a Naval War… - 06.11.2018

    Having strengthened the Navy, Sultan Abdülaziz was overthrown by a coup and then murdered. Today, the United States stares at us with its Navy in the vicinity of Cyprus. “We will deliver Kınalıada to our Naval Forces in 2020 at the latest. Recent developments in the Eastern M

  • In Latin America, the Wind Blows from the Right... - 06.11.2018

    The wave of populism in continental Europe casts a shadow over populisms in other corners of the world. In our previous issues, we have covered the rising tide of Right in Asia; now is the time to focus on Brazil, the regional giant of Latin America. Presidential elections in Brazil wit

  • Sino-Japanese Rapprochement - 07.10.2018

    October 2018 marks the 40th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the People's Republic of China (PRC) and Japan. Whether it will turn into an unforgettable celebration remains unknown. At a meeting on the sidelines of the Eastern Economic Forum organised on September 11-13 in

  • SAHA EXPO Fair News - 07.10.2018

    FİGES’ Export Solution of MİLMAST Ata Arms’ New Grenade Launcher Special Bar by Menatek

  • ADEX Fair News - 07.10.2018

    Azeri “Tufan” at ADEX Elbit Systems Unveils ATMOS M-46 Howitzer ROKETSAN’s Broad Participation Silent Export Door by İşbir ASELSAN; Two States, One Weapon HAVELSAN Offers Technology Guarantee Solutions are Abound in STM

  • ROKETSAN: First TAF, then Export - 07.10.2018

    Established for the purpose of meeting the Turkish Armed Forces requirements, ROKETSAN keeps an eye on this vision while simultaneously making efforts to increase its export volume. Hüdai Özdamar, Market Development and PR Director at ROKETSAN shared with C4Defence the state of progress

  • Global “Stockholm Syndrome” - 07.10.2018

    There is a very narrow, strenuous and probably bloody path lying ahead of the mankind, while today’s leaders, political cadres and even universities prefer to save the day by overlooking these problems. On August 23, 1973, two persons entering the Kreditbanken in the Swedish capit

  • Entering the Season: SAHA EXPO - 07.10.2018

    The first of three defence and aerospace exhibitions organised in Istanbul in September took place at the World Trade Center Istanbul located nearby the Ataturk Airport. Organised under the auspices and responsibility of Istanbul Defense Aerospace and Space Cluster Association, SAHA EXP

  • Issue 66 Sector News - 07.10.2018

    MKEK’s Flying Howitzer: BORAN TUSAŞ’s T625 Performs First Flight FNSS’ Kaplan is to Breed Replacement in STM TEI's T625 Engine is “Steady” New Development at Pegasus Lockheed will Fire from Afar

  • Analysing Mudros Armistice on its Centenary - 07.10.2018

    Signed on October 30, 1918, Mudros Armistice was signed between the Ottoman Empire and the Entente Powers to conclude fighting. However, it paved the way to the establishment of the Turkish Republic owing to its disregard of equality and sovereignty in terms of content and practice. The

  • Teknofest: Prepares for the Future - 07.10.2018

    Organised by Turkey Technology Team (T3) Foundation and Istanbul Municipality, TEKNOFEST ISTANBUL Aerospace and Technology Festival was an event with both positive and negative elements. The most significant and positive feature of the Festival was its ability to draw the attention of the new gen

  • Hard Times for Istanbul Airshow - 07.10.2018

    Taking place in the last four days of September, Istanbul Airshow or former Airex, was perhaps the only exhibition to close the year without any enthusiasm. Organised for the 12th time in 22 years particularly in the area of commercial aviation, the event received an initial blow with E

  • AYESAŞ; Prepared for the TF-X with the F-35 - 07.10.2018

    Taking part in the F-35 Program as the sole source supplier from Turkey, AYESAŞ takes pride in shouldering a unique mission. We interviewed with AYESAŞ General Manager Öner Tekin about the tasks undertaken in the F-35 Program, investments for this project, expertise gained, handover ceremony

  • Union Makes Strength! Swarm Technology - 07.10.2018

    Inspiration by nature is one of the most substantial elements in throughout the history of mankind for human progress. Although the system imitated was intended to serves the best interests of man, it has occasionally been the subject of conflicts. Today, the machines are to proceed in the absenc

  • ADEX: The Neighbour Next Door - 07.10.2018

    Organised for the third time in the Azerbaijani capital of Baku, ADEX Defence Exhibition bore signs of economic instability yet rising importance of defence in the country. The sharp drop in oil prices between July 2014 and January 2016 had necessitated consecutive budget cuts. As a res

  • Making Ammunition Lighter for Small Arms - 15.09.2018

    Studies on reducing the weight of all equipment and systems, as well as increasing their portability and ergonomics, have been initiated within the scope of modern infantry/military projects. The ammunition for light weapons were also included in this scope. The rapid advancement of tec

  • Arab NATO: A Mirage? - 15.09.2018

    As NATO takes pains to cope up with new developments, does an Arab NATO, whose predecessors have all failed, hold any potential to survive? Convening on May 21, 2017 in Riyadh with the participation of more than 50 leaders including the US President Donald Trump, the Arab Islamic Americ

  • TUSAŞ’s First Goal, $10bn Revenue in 2027 - 15.09.2018

    As an ever-growing company with a vision to become a world player, Turkish Aerospace Industries, Inc. (TUSAŞ) moves according to plans to reach the objective of $10bn revenue by 2027. Corporate Marketing and Communications Vice President Tamer Özmen provided an assessment of the Company&rsqu

  • Turkish-American Relations: Quo Vadis? - 15.09.2018

    The US Senate’s decision to apply military sanctions against Turkey for Russian S-400 air defence system procurement has become the latest hot topic in bilateral relations. Although this raises in minds the question of “Is this the sign of a new era in Turkish-American relations?&rdqu

  • The Voice that Atatürk Awaited: Alemdar Gazi - 15.09.2018

    Although the War of Independence took place mainly in Anatolian territory, the Black Sea nevertheless played a great role in this struggle. When Mustafa Kemal set sail from Istanbul to the Black Sea in the hopes of rescuing the country from enemy, he arrived in Samsun. Hundreds of old a

  • An Unstable Turkey is Chaos in Eurasia… - 15.09.2018

    Europe has eventually come to the realisation that Turkey should sustain itself as a strong and wealthy state, devoid of internal problems and compatible with European standards. Hastings Lionel Ismay was born in 1887 in India, Nainital, as a subject of the mighty British Empire, on whi

  • Technology News Issue 65 - 15.09.2018

    Seal in the Sea DARPA Charging Laser-based Drones Microscope in Space 3D Print, in Every Field Natural Stealth Technology  

  • Sector News Issue 65 - 15.09.2018

    HAVA SOJ, Put under Contract OMTAS in Mass Production $28.9m Export by Otokar Lockheed Martin Said “Done” Rosoboronexport Unveils Export Tank IMI Hits the Target Eldis’ TITUS, on the Way to Czechia  

  • What is the Difference between SSB and SSM? - 16.08.2018

    With the adoption of the presidential system of government in Turkey, the Undersecretariat for Defense Industries (SSM) changed into Presidency for Defense Industries. Following this development, an oft-repeated question has been whether the change involved not only the name but also the substanc

  • Siberian Weather in the midst of Summer: NATO Leaders’ Summit in Brussels - 16.08.2018

    “NATO is a defensive Alliance. NATO’s greatest responsibility is to protect and defend our territory and our populations against attack. Any attack against one Ally will be regarded as an attack against us all, as set out in Article 5 of the Washington Treaty. We will continue to stan

  • Beijing Consensus vs. Washington Consensus - 16.08.2018

    Trump Administration increasingly erodes the political and economic structure that the United States has shaped and globally spread. Will the power vacuum thus created, pave the way to alternative visions? From 1990s onwards, China has pursued a policy of transforming its closed, planne

  • Farnborough under the Wings - 16.08.2018

    Organised bi-annually at the Farnborough International Exhibition Conference Centre, located just one hour away from London, the International Airshow was the place where the heart of aviation beat. Participants from hundred different countries displayed their innovative products. Beyond these pr

  • Defence and Security Industry Met at SEDEC - 16.08.2018

    The event, composed of an exhibition, conference and B2B organisation, took place for the first time in July 3-5, 2018 in Ankara, where issues like homeland and border security, domestic security and defence systems were debated. Organised under the auspices of the then Undersecretariat

  • Pi Makina's Indigenous March - 16.08.2018

    Having launched new endeavours in 2017, Pi Makina plans to move on to the serial production stage. In this vein, the Company is seeking to create a different product range in land platforms covering indigenously produced powertrain systems. Pi Makina General Manager Hacı Sarı explained to us the

  • SATEK ARGE's Target: Indigenous Design - 16.08.2018

    With a mission to develop indigenous and national products, SATEK ARGE is a recently founded yet widely acknowledged company of outstanding designs. Attaching primary importance to meeting the requirements of the Turkish Armed Forces in terms of design and product, the Company seeks to carve out

  • Issue 64 Fair News - 16.08.2018

    Tempest Blowing at Farnborough Czech Alternative in Light Attack Saab’s Next Generation RBS15 Tekever Unveiled AR5 Raytheon Approaches with Precision F-35 Costs to Decrease Hermes 900 in Civilian Airspace Time for the Six

  • New Era with New Playmaker: F-35 - 09.07.2018

    In the framework of the program, in which it participates as partner since 1999, Turkey received its first aircraft with tail no. 18-001 following a modest ceremony in Fort Worth, USA. With Turkish defence industry sector actively taking part in the production process, the F-35 aircraft will spen

  • Back to Old Habits: Eurosatory 2018 - 09.07.2018

    Eurosatory Exhibition, which have taken the pulse of military land systems for more than half a century including the Cold War, thus witnessing many doctrinal and conceptual changes, gave hints during its 2018 edition on 11-13 June as to the requirements of modern battlefields. 

  • New Breath in Maritime Affairs: TAIS - 09.07.2018

    Turkish shipyards’ accomplishments have pushed export doors to open. Efforts of five shipyards in Turkey to “achieve strength in unity” resulted in the creation of TAIS. TAIS General Manager Doğan Beşcan shared with C4Defence readers the Company’s objectives and plans.

  • Turkish Bases in Africa: Cost-Benefit Analysis - 09.07.2018

    It has been underscored that the so-called “bases” established in the former Ottoman territories of Somalia and Sudan would serve the best interests of Turkey in terms of image, regional security and export of “indigenous and national” defence products. However, it should

  • Honeywell Gears Up for Indigenous Projects - 09.07.2018

    Concomitant with the increasing number of Turkey’s national and indigenous projects, sub-system types required for these projects also increase in variety. We discussed with Honeywell, engaged in activities in Turkey for an extended period of time, about their work on these new kinds of def

  • Turkey does not Want to Become Finland; Do not Force It… - 09.07.2018

    Although faced with undeserving behaviours, Turkey does not intend to leave NATO or backtrack on the EU accession process…

  • Katmerciler in Dual-Track Race - 09.07.2018

    Based in İzmir, Katmerciler displays confidence in vehicle-top-equipment as well as defence. The Company basks in the glory of its UKAP, following the success of 4x4 HIZIR. We discussed with Furkan Katmerci, Executive Vice President of Katmerciler, the Company’s vision.  

  • ATEL’s Grand Target - 09.07.2018

    ATEL products, offering protection against IEDs in security operations, have brought to prominence studies in this area. The Company foresees that development of jammer system technologies will proceed through specialisation with respect to threat. In this vein, General Manager Erol Çınar

  • News from Expo issue 63 - 09.07.2018

    New Jaguar, Greets Visitors ASCOD Family is Growing Digital Touch on the CV90 Lightweight yet Robust Avoiding Friendly Fire Augmented Reality New Hunter on Stage: Pars Protective Shield from Israel Harmony of Colours

  • “Cormorant” of the Independence War: Rüsumat no: 4 - 09.07.2018

    Following the Mudros Armistice, Greek and British warship were patrolling the Black Sea, in an attempt to capture ships delivering weapons and ammunition to the battlefield during the Turkish War of Independence.

  • Neocon Legacy in Iranian Policy - 11.06.2018

    The neocon establishment once again took hold of Washington following the recent appointments. Bearing resemblance with the George W. Bush era, can the current situation culminate in another catastrophe? With the former Head of CIA, Mike Pompeo and Undersecretary for Arms Control and In

  • TEI’s Surprises at Full Throttle - 11.06.2018

    A common theme for each platform in the development of defence industry is the engine. Turkey adopted this issue as priority item on the agenda. We discussed with Faruk Mahmut Akşit, General Director of TUSAŞ Engine Industries, Inc. (TEI) based in Eskişehir, about their activities on the subject

  • Development of LASER Weapon - 11.06.2018

    LASER has been frequently used in every area of the military sector since 1960s. Laser’s destruction power and metal cutting capability, besides its ordinary use as measuring device or target designator, have always attracted attention. However, the requirement for great amount of mobile en

  • Articles of the North Atlantic Treaty (2) - 11.06.2018

    Our previous issue (the 61th) reminded the basic principles and states that served the establishment of NATO and analysed the first seven articles of the North Atlantic Treaty. In this issue, the remaining seven articles will be the focus, in a quest to find whether the authority problem observed

  • Tough Conditions, yet Robust Exhibition: KADEX 2018 - 11.06.2018

    Comprising a geographical area of one third of the United States and almost four times that of Turkey, Kazakhstan is the world’s 10th largest state and takes pains to maintain security. Devoid of any access to open seas, Kazakhstan does not live a single day in peace in the Caspia

  • Hollywood and Military Technology - 11.06.2018

    There is a sector, by which the defence industry is influenced and perhaps shaped the most: Hollywood. Particularly those foreseen in sci-fi movies find their echoes in real life whenever technological advancements pave the way. Furthermore, this influence is not one-sided at all. Eventually, the

  • Europe’s New Trials with Fascism… - 11.06.2018

    Against the backdrop of economic mismanagement and rampant corruption, the Italian voter seems to have found the solution in extreme rightist and populist parties. Today, Italy suffers from a debt of 2.3 trillion Euros, threatening the whole European Union (EU) geography and the Europea

  • Meteksan Raises the Bar in Export - 11.06.2018

    Reaching its financial goals in 2017, Meteksan Savunma intends to continue with its business strategy to concentrate on niche areas and supply the Turkish Armed Forces and foreign markets. Against this background, President Tunç Batum explained the Company’s vision. Maintai

  • ARES Liked Being the First - 10.06.2018

    Scoring major successes in building and exporting patrol vessels each year, Chairman of the Antalya-based ARES Shipyard explained the background of their accomplishments. ARES, completed and delivered the building of 11 vessels in 2017 and ranked the first in the history of the Turkish

  • Fair News Issue 62 - 10.06.2018

    Electrical Vehicle by KazTechinnovations “CADI” Meets Visitors KAE Signature in Arlan T-72A Fitted with Owl Eyes AMTE’s Armoured Medical Evacuation Vehicle

    Barys Undergoes Climate Tests

  • 61st Issue Sector News - 11.05.2018

    Two Birds with a Stone Germany Says "Triton" Order from the Host at DSA Customer-Specific "Skif" Barbaros in Modernization ANKA-S Number in TSK Increases

  • One-Winged Eagle - 11.05.2018

    Built by McDonnell Douglas upon orders by the Vietnam-torn USA to counter MiG-25s, the F-15 Eagle aircraft stood out among its contemporaries by scoring a remarkable success. Designed during the Cold War, this large aircraft is currently produced and serviced by Boeing for many years to

  • ROKETSAN Reached Target - 11.05.2018

    “Climbing up the hills” for decades to design Turkey’s national weapons ROKETSAN now runs on a “straight path”, having commenced serial production. As conveyed by ROKETSAN’s General Manager Selçuk Yaşar, the Company now focuses on high value-added busine

  • Articles of the North Atlantic Treaty (1) - 11.05.2018

    At a time when Russia, thanks to its Cold War behaviour, drives the rest of the world towards anxiety and new strategies, NATO once again assumes importance as an old and friendly assembly. Born as a counterforce to the rising Soviet threat in the immediate aftermath of the Second World War, what

  • Has F-35 Entered the Fog? - 11.05.2018

    Although Turkey-US military relations encounter tough challenges at times, these have been resolved so far under the premises of NATO. Does the current proposal for the F-35 stand for another challenge or is it a minor subject thrusted upon the agenda by political conjuncture? Turkey&rs

  • Eurasia AirShow Fair News - 11.05.2018

    Otonom Teknoloji Exhibits Products From Leonardo, both Attack and Preparation Amphenol, Looking for a Market Nero is Targeting Exports Alp Aviation’s Indigenisation Effort Cargo Show by Antonov Union of Forces against Drones

  • Eurasia Airshow: OK or Over? - 11.05.2018

    In an environment, where many participating companies and people wondered about the future of this exhibition, we set our prority to clarify the issue. The success of an exhibition is calculated with the opportunities of cooperation offered to its participants. Questions referring to th

  • Who is Awake? “Sleeping Beauty” or “Sleeping Giant”? - 11.05.2018

    Rooted in the European Coal and Steel Community of 1952, the United Europe paved the way to long-term peace by regulating the production and distribution of these two major elements of war industry. However, can the partnership deal concluded between the European Investment Bank and European Defe

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