Hürkuş-B Serial Production Agreement Signed by TAI and SSM

15 Hürkuş-B New Generation Basic Training Aircrafts will be manufactured at the first stage in order to cover the Air Forces Command’s requirement. The aircraft

Issue 49 - January 2014

According to the Resolution of Defence Industry Executive Committee (SSIK) dated 26 September 2013, launching the negotiations with TAI on the serial production of “Hürkuş” aircrafts has been decided in order to cover Air Forces Command’s New Generation Basic Training Aircraft requirements. Undersecretariat for Defence Industries (SSM), TAI and Air Forces Command reached an understanding during the contract negotiations and the mass production agreement regarding Hürkuş-B New Generation Training Aircraft between SSM and TAI was signed within such a short period of three months. 

Undersecretary for Defence Industries Mr. Murad Bayar, TAI Chairman of the Board Mr. Yalçın Kaya, TAI President and CEO Mr. Muharrem Dörtkaşlı, Commanders of Air Forces Command, representatives from SSM and many defence industry representatives attended the ceremony held at TAI’s Akıncılar facilities.