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  • ASELSAN Full Ahead on Export
    ASELSAN Full Ahead on Export 29 July 2020
    One of Turkey's leading defence company ASELSAN continues sales activities at full speed. The company announced new export news from its official social media account. "#ASELSAN has signed a new export sales contract with one of its international clients (contract value of 93,2M USD) for the supply of command and control system, anti-tank missile launching systems and gun detection systems." descri...
  • Qatari Ejder on Exercise
    Qatari Ejder on Exercise 27 March 2020
    Domestic production vehicles continue to achieve an export success. Platforms, which have successfully served in the inventory of different countries, also show up at international events. In the Impregnable Guard 2020 Exercise held in Qatar, in which more than 10 participants participated in different statuses, Turkish indigenous vehicles also seen. Delivered to Qatar within the scope of the exports announced in 2017, Ejder Yalçın was seen for the first t...
  • Otokar exhibits ARMA and COBRA II vehicles
    Otokar exhibits ARMA and COBRA II vehicles 10 December 2019
    Otokar, participates in Gulf Defence & Aerospace (GDA) 2019, on December 10-12, 2019 in Kuwait. During the exhibition, Otokar’s ARMA 6x6 with BOZOK turret and COBRA II with KESKIN turret will be displayed at its stand. Otokar General Manager Serdar Görgüç stated that Otokar is a company on a global scale. , "Designed in Turkey and our vehicles manufactured in Turkey, we have the honour to represent the Turkish defence industry in the world successfull...
  • ASELSAN Serdar at Defence and Security Exhibition
    ASELSAN Serdar at Defence and Security Exhibition 7 October 2019
    Arms and Security 2019 defence expo in Ukraine starts tomorrow. Defence and Aerospace Industry Exporters' Association provides National Participation to the event, which is the media sponsorship of C4Defence magazine. During the fair, many Turkish Compaies such as Aselsan, Roketsan, STM hve booth also. ASELSAN exhibits Serdar RCWS with Skif antitank missile. The Serdar system, which was exhibited for the first time at the fair held last year, is aimed at exporting to third-party...
  • Sector News Issue 75 11 July 2019
    New Support for A400M RAM for USA and Japan UK Gets a German Partner Refuelling from KC-46 to F-35 Lantset: Cost Active Solution LCS Meets the Water New Solution for Air Operations Armour Becomes Lighter Kement, Ready for Mission ACMI found its Place. Gökbey on its Way to Certification Technologic Support for Atak ...
  • Serdar Passed Tests
    Serdar Passed Tests 8 June 2019
    Serdar remote-controlled weapon system (RCWS) has completed the tests held in Ukraine. Developed jointly by ASELSAN, Luch and SpetsTechnoExport, Serdar RCWS is ready for mass production. Developed for an unnamed foreign customer, ASELSAN provides the main integration works as well as the supply of components such as stabilization, fire control, target detection and tracking, monitoring systems. Luch is the supplier of guidance and control, and SpetsTechnoExport provides the Skif mis...
  • Otokar Unveils Modern Electric Armorer Vehicle
    Otokar Unveils Modern Electric Armorer Vehicle 24 April 2019
    Otokar has unveiled for the first time its newest electric armoured vehicle; Akrep II (Scorpion). Otokar General Manager Serdar Görgüç said that the Turkish company has been taking bold steps to the goal of becoming a global brand in the defence industry; Otokar takes its claim in the defence industry to a new level with the new generation of Akrep II. Akrep II has a modular platform so that it could be adapted to different mission. The baseline ...
  • Otokar, debuted its TULPAR Light Tank
    Otokar, debuted its TULPAR Light Tank 12 June 2018
    Otokar, debuted its TULPAR Light Tank for the first time at Eurosatory 2018, Europe’s largest defense industry exhibition in Paris, France between June 11th and 15th. Otokar also displays its ARMA, COBRA II, KAYA II and COBRA armored vehicles with 9ballistic and mine protection along with turret systems.   Otokar General Manager, Serdar Görgüç, said, “Considering the continuously changing combat conditions and threats, light tank...
  • Otokar Turn a Hand to Joint Production
    Otokar Turn a Hand to Joint Production 26 May 2018
    OTOKAR participated in KADEX 18 fair held in Kazakhstan with three vehicles. The intention agreement signed between Kazakhstan Engineering and Otokar envisages the production of armored vehicles in Kazakhstan through the maintenance, modernization, supply of vehicles on joint company of the Otokar vehicles in the army of Kazakhstan. "The document we signed was the first step taken for the joint production of armored vehicles for Kazakhstan's armed forces, not just imports,"...
  • ARMA, URAL and COBRA Goes to KADEX'18
    ARMA, URAL and COBRA Goes to KADEX'18 22 May 2018
    Otokar, with products used in more than 30 countries across the world, will attend at the KADEX to take place on May 23-26, 2018 in Astana, Kazakhstan. During the four-day exhibition Otokar will showcase its ARMA 8x8, COBRA II and URAL armored vehicles. General Manager Serdar Görgüç said "Apart from being the leading supplier of the Turkish Military and Security Forces for land systems, our military vehicles serve almost 50 different end users in over 30 countr...
  • Otokar to Exhibit COBRA II at IDEB 2018
    Otokar to Exhibit COBRA II at IDEB 2018 16 May 2018
    Otokar, with exports to more than 30 countries in five continents, will participate in the IDEB (International Defence Exhibition Bratislava) 2018 in Bratislava, Slovakia. In the exhibition, Otokar will promote COBRA II, with its high level of protection, spacious interior and superior mobility for potential users. Serdar Görgüç, General Manager of Otokar, said, “Otokar continues to invest in research, development and new technologies to provide fast and optim...
  • Defence Export Awards Find Its Owners
    Defence Export Awards Find Its Owners 3 April 2018
    The Defence and Aerospace Industry Exporters' Association (SSI) 2017 Successful Exporters Award Ceremony and the Ordinary General Assembly Meeting were held in Ankara today. SSI Chairman Latif Aral Aliş made the opening speech of the ceremony attended by the Deputy Undersecretary for Defence Industries Serdar Demirel, Head of Industrialization Department Bilal Aktas, Head of Export Development Group Asuman Vangölü, and SSI member firms.&nb...
  • Grand Re-organization in SSM
    Grand Re-organization in SSM 15 March 2018
    A significant change in organization took place in the Undersecretariat for Defense Industries (SSM). An official notice on the changes was issued on 14 March. Thus, the functions of some departments were re-determined and new departments and group presidencies were established. There are now 18 departments instead of 20 and seven group presidencies. The titles of some presidencies have been changed as well as the Deputy Undersecretaries they were affiliated. Sev...
  • Otokar's 2017 Turnover Reached 1.76 Billion TL
    Otokar's 2017 Turnover Reached 1.76 Billion TL 25 February 2018
    Otokar announced its financial results for 2017. Otokar General Manager Serdar Görgüç stated that 2017 was a productive year for Otokar; "Otokar has left behind a successful year in which it made significant progress in the defence industry. In 2017, our turnover increased by 9 percent to 1,79 billion TL, while our net profit increased by 6 percent to reach 99,4 million TL. Otokar's exports in 2017 reached a total value Otokar Showed Off In Kuwait
    Otokar Showed Off In Kuwait 12 December 2017
    Otokar exhibits ARMA 6x6 and COBRA II 4x4 armored tactical wheeled vehicles along with their own designs BOZOK and KESKIN turret systems in the GDA 2017 Gulf Defence and Aerospace fair held in Kuwait between 12-14 December. Otokar General Manager Serdar Görgüç stated that the Gulf Region is one of the Otokar target markets. "We aimed to strengthen our overseas partnerships with Otokar Land Systems we established in the United Arab Emirates in 2016, especially t...
  • STM's Capture The Flag competition is completed
    STM's Capture The Flag competition is completed 27 October 2017
    Capture The Flag competition, organized by STM for the third time this year, took place in Ankara. A total of 29 teams have participated the competition, during which STM General Manager Davut Yılmaz and journalist Serdar Kuzuoğlu made a speech. RTFM team won the contest and received their 15 thousand TL award from General Manager Yılmaz. STM aims to incorporate the successful teams to the company. 
  • ARMA, URAL and COBRA Goes to Bahrain
    ARMA, URAL and COBRA Goes to Bahrain 13 October 2017
    Turkey's privately owned defence company Otokar will exhibit its own design wheeled armoured vehicles ARMA 6x6, URAL, COBRA at BIDEC 2017, to be held on October 16-18, 2017 in Bahrain.  Having a product range from 4x4 to 8x8, from tracked armoured vehicles to turret systems, Otokar now has over 30,000 military vehicles in service in many different parts of the world. In 2016, Otokar established a new company titled Otokar Land Systems Limited in the United Ar...
  • Authorization Shock In Engines From Ukraine
    Authorization Shock In Engines From Ukraine 11 October 2017
    A shocking fact has been revealed regarding the"authorized company" to bring the engines that Turkey was considering supplying from Ukraine to be used on the Altay main battle tank. The Undersecretariat of Defence Industries (SSM) has acted on the company "Delta Defense Defense Ltd.", who claimed they were the only company authorized to represent Ukraine's tank engines in Turkey. As a result of the negotiations held by the Turkish and Ukrainian leaders in Ank...
  • What is the Target for Altay’s Engine?
    What is the Target for Altay’s Engine? 18 April 2017
    Official remarks by UkrOboronProm (UOP), Ukraine’s highest state institution in defence industry, as regards the engine of the Turkish Main Battle Tank Altay, have drawn much attention. In its aftermath, we interviewed with Delta Defence Savunma Ltd., representing the engine family in Turkey mentioned by UOP, to learn more about them and their targets.  Serdar Özyurt, General Manager of Delta Defence Savunma Ltd., is not a publicly known figure: “We started wor...
  • R&D Promise for Altay Engine by Delta
    R&D Promise for Altay Engine by Delta 2 April 2017
    The Altay Main Battle Tank's engine program has successfully overcome a major problem with the release of information that the engine to be used on Altay will be supplied from Ukraine. UkrOboronProm General Manager Romanov said in a special interview with our magazine that Turkish and Ukrainian prime ministers have reached an agreement and that a long-lasting work has been carried out for cooperation. C4Defence contacted at Delta Defence LTD, the representative of UkrO...
  • Final Turn on Altay MBT
    Final Turn on Altay MBT 22 February 2017
    The long awaited news from Otokar, the company designed the Altay Main Battle Tank and produced the first four prototypes, has finally come. Otokar's General Manager Serdar Görgüç said in his statement to C4Defence that the acceptance tests on the tank had successfully been completed. Görgüç said:, "The Undersecretariat for Defence Industry is in the process of reporting and evaluating the results of acceptance tests." Ali Ko...
  • OTOKAR Announcement
    OTOKAR Announcement 20 February 2017
    GHQ awards Al Jasoor a 2Bn Dirhams contract for the supply of 8x8 armored infantry vehicles The General Headquarters (GHQ) of the UAE Armed Forces has awarded Al Jasoor a contract for the supply of 8x8 amphibious infantry fighting vehicles, at an estimated value of over 2 Bn AED. The decision to purchase the vehicles was made following a thorough commercial/ technical evaluation by Tawazun, the vehicle underwent an array of successful extensive all-terrain tests in the UAE.