Ismail Demir

Turkey tests homegrown air-to-air Gokdogan missile

Turkey tests homegrown air-to-air Gokdogan missile

Turkey conducted successful tests of its homegrown air-to-air Gokdogan missile, equipped with a radar target-seeking head, Defense Industry Agency President Ismail Demir said on Sunday. "The Gokdogan missile hits targets beyond the …

Turkey spoke about plans to create its own aircraft carrier

Turkey spoke about plans to create its own aircraft carrier

Ismail Demir, head of the Presidency of Defense Industries, says that work on a domestic aircraft carrier is intensifying in the country, Anadolu writes. Demir reminded that President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan outlined the goal of creating a …

Turkey ready to purchase Su-35 and Su-57 fighter jets

Turkey ready to purchase Su-35 and Su-57 fighter jets

Turkey is still ready to consider purchasing Russian-made Su-35 and Su-57 fighter jets, if Ankara fails to reach agreement with Washington on the delivery of US F-16 fighters, Head of Turkey’s Defense Industry Ismail Demir said on …

Turkey develops long-range grenade launcher

Turkey develops long-range grenade launcher

 Turkey has developed a new 40-mm grenade launcher TG40-BA. According to Ismail Demir, president of the Turkish Defense Industries, this grenade launcher is a new stage of import substitution in the military sphere, the …

Turkey and U.S. to launch dialogue process for F-35

Turkey and U.S. to launch dialogue process for F-35

A dialogue process will be initiated between Ankara and Washington to find a solution to problems that rose over Turkey’s exclusion from the F-35 fighter jet program, Turkish Defense Industry President İsmail Demir said. …

Turkey to deploy domestic air defense systems in Syria

Turkey to deploy domestic air defense systems in Syria

Turkey will deploy domestically developed low and medium-altitude air defense systems in Syria, Turkey's Defense Industries Presidency head İsmail Demir said. He stressed that the HİSAR-A low-altitude air …

"Turkey to be stronger after F-35 removal"

"Turkey to be stronger after F-35 removal"

Head of Turkey’s Defence Industry Directorate Ismail Demir said that Turkish defence industry will be stronger after a U.S. decision to remove Ankara from the F-35 fighter jet programme. Speaking to …

S-400 deliveries to Turkey to start next week

S-400 deliveries to Turkey to start next week

Turkey's Undersecretary for Defense Industries Ismail Demir said the deliveries of Russian S-400 missile defense systems may begin next week. He recalled that Turkish President Recep Tayyip …