TEI and General Directorate of Military Factories Signed Collaboration Protocol for Turboshaft Engine Development Project

Issue 76 - July 2017

On the first day of IDEF’17, Deputy Undersecretary of the Ministry of National Defense Mr. Yunus Emre Karaosmanoğlu and General Manager of TEI Prof. Mahmut Faruk Akşit signed a collaboration protocol on May 10, 2017 for the engine test, module test, component test and auxiliary systems design, production and installation of the systems produced at TEI facilities within the scope of Turboshaft Engine Development Project.

Within the scope of the protocol, the design, production and installation of the core engine test cell as well as the fuel and lubrication systems of this test cell regarding the Turboshaft Engine Development Project will be realized at EI facilities. 

With the Turboshaft Engine Development Project, the signature ceremony of which was realized on February 7, 2017, the gas turbine engine design, development and test infrastructures will be established in Turkey and a certified and indigenous 1400 shp powered turboshaft engine to power-up the Indigenous Helicopter will be developed by TEI as well.