Coşkunöz Gains Momentum in Aerospace

Coşkunöz Defense and Aeronautics, Inc., one of the affiliated companies of Coşkunöz Holding signed an agreement for the KAI Korean utility helicopter KUH Surion’s central fuselage assembly project.

Issue 65 - February 2016

Coşkunöz Defense and Aeronautics, established in 2006 and one of the youngest and rapidly growing companies of Coşkunöz Holding, met with Korean based KAI, one of the most important aerospace companies of the world, in Seoul at the Adex 2015 Aerospace and Defense Exhibition to sign a contract on the KUH Surion helicopter project. During the exhibition, which also hosted Mr. Bilal Aktaş, Head of the Industrialisation Department of Undersecretariat of Defense Industry, both parties conferred on the assembly of the central fuselage, one of the most critical parts of a helicopter, and signed a contract for a 10 year production project. 

Coşkunöz Defense and Aeronautics will produce 60 helicopter fuselages according to the contract concluded, and expedite the first one at the end of 2017, when they will become, after TAI, Turkey’s leading aerospace enterprise, the first company producing a helicopter fuselage of this size and technology.