Tag Archives: Turkish Aerospace Industries

Report: Turkey Solicits Bids for F-35 Info System Integration Project

Turkey has launched a bidding process for a project to link information systems of the country’s future F-35 aircraft to an information network of the Turkish air force, C4ISRNET reported Tuesday. The report said Turkey’s undersecretariat for defense industries will accept proposals for the F-35/Air Force Information System Integration Project through Feb. 28. The country …

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Sierra Nevada-Turkish Aerospace Industries Team to Offer Trainer Aircraft for Air Force T-X Program

Sierra Nevada Corp. and Turkish Aerospace Industries have developed a trainer aircraft in order to compete for the U.S. Air Force’s T-X program that seeks to replace the T-38 jet, Quwa reported Monday. Bilal Khan writes SNC and TAI established a Colorado-based subsidiary, Freedom Aircraft Ventures, to offer the Freedom Trainer aircraft. The Freedom Trainer …

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Lockheed Tests Second Trainer Aircraft for Air Force T-X Competition

Lockheed Martin has conducted the first flight test of a second trainer aircraft that the company plans to offer in the U.S. Air Force‘s T-X trainer competition. The company said Monday the demonstration of its second production-ready T-50A  aircraft occurred in Greenville, South Carolina, where Lockheed’s final assembly and checkout facility is located. T-50A …

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Report: Gen. David Goldfein Attributes Shakeout in T-X Competition to Air Force Procurement Strategy

Gen. David Goldfein, chief of staff at the U.S. Air Force, has said that he expected a shakeout in the military service’s $16 billion T-X trainer competition launched in late 2016 given the branch’s strategy to procure a new jet fighter training system, National Defense Magazine reported Tuesday. According to the story by Yasmin Tadjdeh, Goldfein told …

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Visiongain Report: Global Military Drone Market’s 2016 Revenue Hit $7.4B

A Visiongain report has estimated worldwide revenue for military unmanned aerial vehicles reached $7.4 billion last year. The company’s Military UAV Market Report 2016-2026 report  also covers analyses and forecasts on high-altitude long endurance UAVs, medium-altitude long-endurance drones and three other military UAV submarkets over the next 10 years in eight countries that include the …

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Sikorsky, Turkey Enter Agreements to Produce 109 Black Hawk-Based Utility Helicopters

Lockheed Martin‘s Sikorsky subsidiary has entered agreements with Turkey’s government and aerospace companies in the country to license production of 109 T70 utility helicopters based on Black Hawk aircraft. Sikorsky said Thursday Turkish Aerospace Industries will build and deliver T70 aircraft within the next 10 years as prime contractor for the $3.5 billion Turkish Utility Helicopter …

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Sikorsky to Support Turkey’s $3.5B T70 Utility Helicopter Production Program

Turkey’s undersecretariat for defense industries has selected five aerospace companies to manufacture and deliver T70 helicopters as part of the estimated $3.5 billion TUHP-Turkish Utility Helicopter Program. Turkish Aerospace Industries will act as the prime contractor on the program and collaborate with Sikorsky Aircraft as the project’s major subcontractor as well as with local companies Aselsan, TEI …

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