“The First Launch of UMTAS-GM was Made, and by the End of the Year, it will be Ready for Serial Production with its Qualification Completed”

The 5th Ordinary General Assembly Meeting of the "SAHA Istanbul Defense, Aerospace and Space Cluster", Europe`s largest Industrial Cluster, took place on May 6, 2023, at the Süleyman Demirel Cultural Center Hall of Istanbul Technical University (ITU) Campus in Ayazağa/Istanbul. Prior to the meeting, we had a short interview with Murat İKİNCİ, General Manager of ROKETSAN, regarding the UMTAS-GM, AKYA Heavy-Class Torpedo, ORKA Lightweight Torpedo, and the Sub-ATMACA Missile Programs, which are expected to be ready for serial production by the end of 2023.

Date: Issue 122 - May 2023 Update: July 13, 2024

Defence Turkey: IDEF '23 is coming up soon, and you held a successful press conference at the previous IDEF fair. Do you have such a plan this year as well?

Murat İKİNCİ: Some of our surprises are being saved for IDEF, and we'll be announcing them there.