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IDEF’19 Runs to Record

Organised by the Turkish Armed Forces Foundation (TSKGV), IDEF’19 has set eyes on a hard-to-break record this year. Incorporating most of the major defence companies, the Foundation also foll...

F-35 or S-400: Who is the winner?

It looks like the F-35/S-400 “arm wrestling” between the US and Turkey has come to a point where alliance and friendship are being tested over NATO. The US benefits from being the drivi...

Turkish Aviation Industry and the Road t...

Hürjet is an important milestone in the Turkish aviation industry’s journey which evolved from exporting to joint production and to finally national and indigenous production. ...

War of Independence and Atatürk from the...

Renowned for his research on the history of the Turkish Republic, one of the most striking work by German historian Gotthard Jaeschke bears the title “Kurtuluş Savaşı ile ilgili İngiliz Belge...

IDEF Special 2019 /From the companies

ASELSAN: Moving Forward for Globalisation BMC Aims to be Export Pioneer GİRSAN’s Goal: Introduction and Improvement İŞBİR, the Most Indigenous Generator <...

S-400 is not the Only Issue; Still Don’t...

The crisis caused by the supply of advanced S-400 air defence system from Russia is a reflection of concerns beyond borders, with respect to Turkey’s pursuit of national technology.

Saudi Arabia’s Trial with Palestine

The rapprochement between Iran and Saudi Arabia on the basis of the common threat of Iran, is not a new phenomenon. However, the current state of affairs should be examined closely, as it brings in...

Ammunition Capability Demo 2019

The Ammunition Capability Demonstration organised by Rheinmetall Denel Munition at the Dunes Overberg Test Range, close to Arniston in the Cape Town area, included some 800 participants and two hal...

The Dardanelles from the Viewpoint of Th...

Michael Forrest’s 2013 book named “The Defence of the Dardanelles: From Bombards to Battleships” was translated into Turkish by İsmail Hakkı Yılmaz in 2017 as “Çanakk...

Acoustic Target: Indigeneity

Koç Information and Defence Technologies Inc. proceeds according to a vision of national and indigenous product development based on R&D. With a particular focus on underwater acoustics,...

Sector News Issue 71

Daewoo, Back to Roots Leonardo’s Cyber Signature on NATO The USA Said “Gustav” India Seeks Thales’ Hydras Sikorsky’s Two-in-One...

Historical Development of Air Vehicle De...

Thousands of aircraft and trained pilots, suspended from duty in the aftermath of the Second World War, found a place in civil aviation, thus paving the way to a the rapidly burgeoning commercial c...