Mr. Bernhard Gerwert, CEO of Airbus Defence and Space assessed the new structure and strategy of merging of companies under the umbrella of of Airbus Defence and Space, the new marketing strategies, cooperation with Turkey in A400 M programme and export plans with Turkish partners on 3rd Countries.
The Defence Industry Executive Committee (SSIK) has decided to reorder the two F-35s in the JSF Programme that it previously delayed in 2012 for technical reasons. The reorder to be placed is a result of the revision carried out in the F-35 Block 3F configuration. The meeting also reconfirmed, as previously decided, the commitment to purchase 100 F-35s.
Mr. Ross Kelly, Head of Region Turkey at AgustaWestland assessed Vision of AgustaWestland Turkey Office, the Coast Guard Utility Helicopter Programme, Atak Programme, Government and Public Security organizations and Cooperation of Turkish Companies for Defence Turkey Readers.
TDU Engineering&Consultancy became the very first Turkish company to manufacture fabrics with anti-radar capabilities following American and Israeli companies in the World. This company also managed to develop structural composite material with radar avoidingcapacities for the first time in the world through a special technique. These camouflage and composite prototypes developed through local resources will provide invisibility to Air, Land and Naval platforms cost-effectively.
Mr. José Manuel Revuelta, The Chairman of Navantia informed Defence Turkey Readers about technical specifications, Turkish companies’ participation, technology transfer issues, process after signing the contact and delivery schedule in LPD Project; their approach to TF 2000 and TF 100 programmes and Navantia’s ongoing programmes in both local and global markets.