Aselsan and TAI Continue to Rise at World’s Top 100 Greatest Defence Industry Institutions List

Issue 55 - September 2014

Aselsan and TAI companies from Turkey managed to enter the “Defence News Top 100” List based on previous year’s defence sales and issued by USA’s weekly “Defence News Magazine” and recognized as the world’s most prestigious defence industry list. Both companies managed to sustain their consistent growth also in this year. Aselsan was ranked as the 67th company this year where it was 74th on the list last year while TAI climbed 5 steps and moved from 85th to 80th place. 

Aselsan’s defence sales of 2013 increased to 1.001,4 billion USD with 16.1% increase while TAI’s defence sales came up as 788.4 million USD with an increase of 13,70%. Considering the data of the previous year, Aselsan’s defence turnover was 862.4 million USD in 2012 and TAI reached the level of 693.4 million USD. Aselsan gains 97,1% of its sales from defence industry activities and 86,4% of TAI’s sales is composed of defence industry activities.