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Modernized M60TM MBTs will be a Force Multiplier in Theatre

Issue 100

On July 12, 2020 Presidency of Defense Industries (SSB), the procurement authority under the Turkish Presidency, disclosed that they have modernized all of the M60T Main Battle Tanks (MBTs) in Turkish Armed Forces (TAF) inventory and upgraded them to M60TM configuration. President of Defense Industries (SSB) Prof. İsmail DEMİR examined the modernization activities on site and said, “By modernizing our tanks with an Active Protection System (APS), we have become one of three countries in the world that have this capability.” 

President of Defense Industries Prof. İsmail DEMİR examined the cutting-edge technologies and capabilities integrated into an M60TM MBT that modernized within the scope of the FIRAT-M60T Program. During his visit to Aselsan, SSB President Prof. DEMİR received detailed information from Aselsan’s Chairman of the Board & CEO Prof. Haluk GÖRGÜN and other officials.