manufacture in the East

Turkey to start production of Altay tanks in two years

Turkey to start production of Altay tanks in two years

The engine of Turkey’s indigenously developed domestic main battle tank (MBT) Altay has been integrated into the tank, while the mass production of the tank is expected to begin within two years, according to Sabah. Work on the …

Turkey's first domestic jet aircraft to take off next year

Turkey's first domestic jet aircraft to take off next year

Turkey's first jet trainer, a single-engine light attack aircraft, is set to take off on March 18, 2023, Yeni Shafak newspaper has reported. According to the TRT Haber TV channel, the production of Turkey's first domestic jet …

Israel successfully tests new laser missile defense system

Israel successfully tests new laser missile defense system

Israel’s new laser missile-defense system has successfully intercepted mortars, rockets and anti-tank missiles in recent tests, Israeli leaders said. The Israeli-made laser system, known as the “Iron Beam,” is designed …

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 …

U.S. may sale Javelin anti-tank missiles to Georgia

U.S. may sale Javelin anti-tank missiles to Georgia

The U.S. Department of State has approved the sale of the country’s anti-tank Javelin missiles and command launch units to Georgia.  Now it is up to the Congress to confirm the sale of 82 missiles and 46 command launch units …

Turkey suspends Italian helicopter contracts

Turkey suspends Italian helicopter contracts

The Turkish government has suspended contracts from Italian companies based in Turkey in response to the comments made by Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi at a press conference Friday regarding the so-called ‘sofa-gate’ affair …

Iran set to unveil 133 nuclear achievements

Iran set to unveil 133 nuclear achievements

 Iran will unveil more than 133 achievements in the nuclear industry area on the National Day of Nuclear Technology. Some 133 new achievements in various areas of the nuclear industry, including quantum, enrichment, heavy water, …

Turkey to develop hybrid rocket tech for moon mission

Turkey to develop hybrid rocket tech for moon mission

An Istanbul-based space technology firm is expected to develop the authentic hybrid engine technology that will enable Turkey to successfully achieve its mission to the moon, Industry and Technology Minister Mustafa Varank said. …

Russia to team up with UAE to develop supersonic passenger jet

Russia to team up with UAE to develop supersonic passenger jet

Russia’s United Aviation Corporation and Mubadala, the investment fund of the United Arab Emirates, will create a joint venture for developing and manufacturing a supersonic business-passenger jet, Russia’s Industry and Trade …

Erdogan: Turkey seeks to launch rocket to the Moon by 2023

Erdogan: Turkey seeks to launch rocket to the Moon by 2023

Turkey unveiled its national space program, a roadmap based on realistic and competitive goals, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said. "The national space program will carry our country to an upper league in the global space …

Turkey's industrial output rises 8.6% in December

Turkey's industrial output rises 8.6% in December

Turkish industrial production climbed 8.6% year-on-year in December, official data showed today, exceeding forecasts in the fourth consecutive rise as the economy gathers pace after recovering from recession. A Reuters poll for the …

Turkey to increase trade turnover with Russia fourfold

Turkey to increase trade turnover with Russia fourfold

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has set a task bring up trade turnover between Turkey and Russia to $100 billion. "The trade turnover between our countries already exceeds $25 bln, but our task is to bring …

 Iran unveils new types of armored and tactical vehicles

Iran unveils new types of armored and tactical vehicles

  Iran's Defense Ministry unveiled new types of advanced armored and tactical vehicles fully designed and manufactured by Iranian military experts. The domestically made Aras-2 Tactical Vehicle and Ra’d …