Turkish Defense Industry to intensify efforts for collaboration in the defense field with Pakistan 0

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IDEAS 2014
8th International Defence Exhibition & Seminar

1 to 4 December 2014
Karachi , Pakistan

 
Press release IDEAS 2014
 
 
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 05:39 PM
 
Turkish Defense Industry to intensify efforts for collaboration in the defense field with Pakistan.
The Turkish defense industry presents its full portfolio of military equipment and technologies at IDEAS 2014, the International Defense Exhibition in Pakistan, which takes place in Karachi from the 1 to 4 December 2014. At IDEAS 2014, Pakistani government state own company Heavy Industry Taxila and Turkey signed an agreement that will enhance the Pakistani company capacity to build armoured vehicles.
     

Video Turkish defense industry at IDEAS 2014, International Defense Exhibition in Karachi, Pakistan.

     

Today Turkey is a major exporter of equipment to countries like Pakistan, Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan. And it's not just countries that are keen to purchase kit. In March 2013, the country's leading armoured vehicle manufacturer Otokar won a $24.6 million contract to supply vehicles to the United Nations.

The Turkish pavilion at IDEAS 2014 includes 16 Companies as Havelsan, Roketsan, MKEK, Dearsan, Aselsan, Meteksan, TAI, and more.

HAVELSAN is software and Systems Company presents global solutions in Defense and IT sectors. HAVELSAN has improved its expertise in the fields of C4ISR, Naval Combat systems, Air Defense Systems, Management Information Systems, Simulation and Training Systems, Homeland Security Systems and Energy Management Systems. Cost effective integrated systems are designed and developed to turn data into information and information into powerful tools for users, decision-makers by implementing our capabilities in system integration, software development and expertise in functional requirements, software/system development methodologies.

HAVELSAN, in its activities has been focused on analysis, design, development and integration of large scale systems. The system solutions are developed by the assistance of its expertise in technical and functional areas, systematical solution development approach, and team-work spirit, synergy created by the company.

     
Roketsan manufactures rocket and missile technology and has expanded its operations with the goal of offering defense weapons to Turkish allies.
Roketsan booth at the International Defense Exhibition IDEAS 2014, in Karachi, Pakistan.

     
Roketsan is a major Turkish weapons manufacturer and defense contractor based in the central Anatolian province of Ankara. Incorporated in 1988 by Turkey's Defense Industry Executive Committee (SSIK) in order to establish the nation's industrial base on rocket technology, the company has quickly risen to become one of Turkey's top 500 industrial establishments.

Roketsan manufactures rocket and missile technology and has expanded its operations with the goal of offering defense weapons to Turkish allies.

In October 2014, Lockheed Martin and Turkish weapons manufacturer Roketsan have signed a partnership agreement to develop, produce and market air-to-surface missiles for the F-35 fighter program. The companies seek to offer a new Standoff Cruise Missile variant that can be placed in F-35 internal carriage bays or on external carriage of other aircraft platforms.
     
At IDEAS 2014, MKEK shows the U.S. Mk19 40mm grenade launcher which is produced under license by MKEK. According representatives of the Company, this weapon will be delivered to the Pakistani army in the next few months.
MKEK 40 mm grenade launcher at the International Defense Exhibition IDEAS 2014, in Karachi, Pakistan.
     
The Mechanical and Chemical Industry Corporation (MKEK) produces equipment for the Turkish Armed Forces, such as the ammunition for small arms and heavy weapons, artillery systems, aerial bombs, mines, explosives, and rockets. MKEK also manufactures civil-purpose products such as steel, brass, and electrical parts and equipment. Its large range of defense industry products are not only demanded in Turkey, but are exported to more than 40 countries worldwide.

At IDEAS 2014, MKEK shows the U.S. Mk19 40mm grenade launcher which is produced under license by MKEK. According representatives of the Company, this weapon will be delivered to the Pakistani army in the next few months.

The Mk 19 is a belt-fed, blowback-operated, air-cooled, crew-served, fully automatic weapon that is designed to fire 40 mm grenades at a cyclic rate of 325 to 375 rounds per minute. The Mk 19 can launch its grenade at a maximum distance of 2,212 meters, though its effective range is about 1,500 meters.

     
ASELSAN is a leading electronics and electronic systems company in Turkey that designs, develops and manufactures modern electronic systems for military and industrial customers, in Turkey and abroad.
Aselsan booth at the International Defense Exhibition IDEAS 2014, in Karachi, Pakistan.
     
ASELSAN is a leading electronics and electronic systems company in Turkey that designs, develops and manufactures modern electronic systems for military and industrial customers, in Turkey and abroad.

Turkey and Pakistan have pledged to intensify efforts for further promoting cooperation in the defense field during a meeting of two nations’ top defense officials in Ankara.

During his interaction with the Turkish defense industry leadership, the Pakistani Minister is discussing proposals for transfer of technology, possibility of export of defense equipment/services and briefing the hosts about the initiatives and progress made by Pakistan in defense production sector.
 

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