Ukraine and Turkey deepen defense cooperation? Joint research and development of UAVs

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 Ukraine and Turkey deepen defense cooperation? Joint research and development of UAVs


According to the report, Ukraines Deputy Prime Minister Oleg said during his visit to Turkey on August 28 that Ukraine is hopeful for the joint development of aircraft engines.

Ukrainian an-178 transport plane

(function(){( window.slotbydup=window .slotbydup||[]).push({id:u5811557,container:ssp_ 5811557, async:true }Two Ukrainian companies, Ivchenko progress and motorsich, will hold talks with Turkish defense companies, he said. In addition, Ukrainian aircraft maker Antonov wants to strengthen its partnership with Turkeys state-owned defense company roketsan. A Turkish aviation official said that Turkey and Ukraine are discussing the possibility of joint production of an-178 transport aircraft. One of the weaknesses of Turkeys industry is the lack of engine technology. The tf-x, a new generation fighter plane developed by Turkey, is stagnant because it has not found a suitable aeroengine. In 2019, Turkey sold six TB-2 UAVs to Ukraine, marking the beginning of defense and aerospace cooperation between the two countries. In the same year, ukrspecexport, a Ukrainian state-owned enterprise, and baykar MAKINA of Turkey signed a strategic cooperation agreement to jointly develop and produce advanced UAV Systems. Source: global network editor: Yao Wenguang_ NN1682

A Turkish aviation official said that Turkey and Ukraine are discussing the possibility of joint production of an-178 transport aircraft.

One of the weaknesses of Turkeys industry is the lack of engine technology. The tf-x, a new generation fighter plane developed by Turkey, is stagnant because it has not found a suitable aeroengine.

In 2019, Turkey sold six TB-2 UAVs to Ukraine, marking the beginning of defense and aerospace cooperation between the two countries. In the same year, ukrspecexport, a Ukrainian state-owned enterprise, and baykar MAKINA of Turkey signed a strategic cooperation agreement to jointly develop and produce advanced UAV Systems.