T-FX Program Management Office Commenced Operations in Ankara

Issue 67

T-FX Program Management Office was launched at the premises of TAI at the METU Teknokent Campus with a ceremony.  Studies and activities for the design of the T-FX program conducted by the Undersecretariat for Defense Industries, which is planned to replace the F-16 jets within the inventory of the Air Forces in the upcoming period, will be carried out at this Office. Commander of the Turkish Air Forces, General Abidin Ünal, Undersecretary for Defense Industries Prof. İsmail Demir, Turkish Air Forces Foundation Chairman (TSKGV) Orhan Akbaş, METU Rector Prof. Ahmet Acar and senior representatives of Aselsan, Havelsan, Roketsan, STM, TAI and BAE Systems companies attended the opening ceremony.

Following the ribbon cutting, a briefing on the studies to be conducted at the management office was given to Commander of Air Forces, General Abidin Ünal and the accompanying delegation.