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Archive for: July, 2017

Aselsan, TAI, Roketsan make TOP 100

Turkey’s defence electronics and systems integration powerhouse Aselsan, missile manufacturer Roketsan and military aerospace outfit TAI made it to Defense News world’s TOP 100 largest defence companies list, an annual compilation of the world’s largest defence firms based on gross revenues. Aselsan broke the record on Turkey’s behalf by managing to list as the 57th […]

Turkey mulls withdrawing from Ottawa Treaty

Turkey is contemplating reintroducing ‘offensive anti-personnel mine warfare’ as part of its military doctrine, according to an Istanbul-based MoD source familiar with the development. A cost-benefit analysis performed by the country’s Land Forces Command, which features the second largest number of boots in the NATO, reportedly concluded as early as 2015 that “actively using anti-personnel […]

Turkey Reveals New Chapter On Missile Defence

Bloomberg’s Selcan Hacaoglu broke the news on Thursday, July 13, that the governments of Turkey and Russia have reached an agreement to supply the Turkish Air Force with the Russian S-400 missile defense system, effectively adding Turkey –a NATO member– to a privileged basket of Russian S-400 customers that until now only included China and […]



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