Tag Archives: Turkey

Turkey’s Aselsan Lands Work for Serial Production of Military Air Defense Systems

Turkey-based Aselsan will begin the serial production of towed guns, air-defense systems, airburst ammunition and a fire-control center for the Turkish military under a contract with the country’s defense procurement agency, Defense News reported Jan. 18. The report said Aselsan’s indigenous air-defense gun system platoon is programmed to perform low-altitude air-defense operations to …

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Navy Exercises Raytheon Contract Options for Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile Support

Raytheon has received a one-year, $37.5 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to support the Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile design agent. The modification exercises options under a previously awarded ESSM program support contract and covers missile technical engineering and in-service support, the Defense Department said Wednesday. ESSM is an international …

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Raytheon to Refresh AMRAAM Guidance Under $65M Air Force Contract Option

Raytheon has received a $64.6 million contract option from the U.S. Air Force to update the guidance section of a company-built air-to-air missile system. The Defense Department said Thursday Raytheon will continue to support form, fit, function and refresh efforts for the Advanced Medium Range Air to Air Missile‘s guidance segment. The contract includes foreign …

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Harris to Provide Voice Comms System for Turkey’s Air Traffic Mgmt Program

Harris has been selected to provide a voice over internet protocol communication system in support of an air traffic management program in Turkey. The company said Thursday it will provide the cloud-based Voice Communication System for the 21st Century platform for Turkey’s air navigation service provider known as Devlet Hava Meydanlari Isletmesi. Harris will install VCS21 system at seven facilities …

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MEADS Team Pursues Dev’t of Turkey’s 1st Air & Missile Defense System

MEADS International, a joint venture between MBDA‘s German and Italian units and Lockheed Martin, has proposed a customized partnership with Turkey to develop the country’s first long-range air and missile defense system, Defense News reported Wednesday. Burak Ege Bekdil writes MEADS representatives have visited Turkey in previous months for preliminary talks …

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Turkey Moves to Buy Second Lockheed F-35 Batch

Turkey’s defense procurement authority has agreed to purchase a second batch of Lockheed Martin-built F-35 fighter jets, Defense News reported Monday. Burak Ege Bekdil writes the country’s procurement and military officials expect to complete a dual-fighter jet fleet comprised of the F-35 and an indigenous aircraft called TFX by 2023. Turkey …

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Raytheon to Provide Interface Upgrade for Netherlands’ Integrated Air & Missile Defense System

The Netherlands’ defense materiel organization has awarded Raytheon a direct commercial sales contract of undisclosed value to provide a new operator-machine interface upgrade for the country’s integrated air and missile defense system. Raytheon said Thursday it will update the Netherlands’ Patriot IAMD system through the company-built Modern Man Station user interface that works …

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Atlantic CommTech to Update Air Force’s Weapon Security, Alarm Comm Systems

Atlantic CommTech Corp. has won a $36.5 million contract to help the U.S. Air Force modernize the service branch’s Weapon Storage and Security System and Alarm Communication and Display. The Defense Department said Friday the company will perform sustainment upgrades to the WS3 cryptographic platform that works to encrypt the system’s alarm data. ACT-Corp will also …

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