MILDAR will Run Against LONGBOW

Contract of the Development of an Advanced Millime

Issue 51

The contract for the Development of Advanced Millimeter Wave Radar Systems for Air Platforms project (MILDAR II) was signed on 28 June 2013 between SSM and Meteksan Defence. With the protocol signed on 9 May 2013 at IDEF 2013 between Meteksan Defence and TAI, following the agreement reached on the cooperation in analyzing and testing activities, the stage of sub-contract studies arrived. Three sub-contracts were signed between Meteksan Defence and TAI on dates 27th and 30th of December 2013. 

Undersecretary for Defence Industries Murad Bayar, Meteksan  Defence General Manager Murat Erciyes and President and CEO of TAI Muharrem Dörtkaşlı signed the agreement in the ceremony held at SSM premises. Regarding the MILDAR II Program, Meteksan Defence General Manager Murat Erciyes said, “MILDAR will increase our helicopters’ Attack and Survival capabilities. We believe this system bears a great export potential. We aim to run MILDAR against Longbow in international market as soon as the project is ready to operate”.