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Defense Industry Executive Committee Meeting Held Today

The Defense Industry Executive Committee (SSİK) convened under the chairmanship of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the Presidential Complex on December 20, 2022.

Date: December 20, 2022

During the meeting, it was decided to procure new indigenous systems for the Turkish Armed Forces and Security Forces under 25 different projects, including:

  • New serial production of SİPER, HİSAR, and SUNGUR systems to strengthen our country's air defense.
  • Serial production of the TAYFUN, ATMACA, TRLG-230, KARAOK, GÖKDOĞAN, and BOZDOĞAN missiles, as well as the AKYA torpedo and various munitions for different platforms.
  • Construction of the 6th, 7th, and 8th ships under the MİLGEM project (İ-Class Frigates)

At the meeting, the current status of the KIZILELMA Unmanned Fighter Aircraft (UCAV) and new capabilities for UAVs were also discussed.

Various projects were also initiated at the meeting, such as additional F-16 modernization for the Turkish Air Force (TurAF), new electronic warfare systems, radar systems, various air, land, and naval platforms, communication and information systems, logistics, and cyber security.