TCG Kinaliada Commissioned

TCG Kinaliada, the fourth ship of the MILGEM project — a Turkish national warship program — was handed over to the Turkish Navy at a commissioning ceremony in Istanbul September 29th. The Istanbul Naval Shipyard Command started construction of Kinaliada (F-514), the fourth Ada-class corvette, in October, 2015. Turkey, which for the first time accomplished indigenous design of a corvette type military ship, has been able to reduce dependence on foreign technology and has also gained significant knowledge and experience in building war ships. The MILGEM project’s indigenous Ada-class corvettes…

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Philippines Navy Orders MILGEM Corvette

December 19, 2019 – The Department of National Defense (DND) and the Presidency of Defense Industries (SSB) of the Republic of Turkey signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on defense cooperation on Tuesday. Included in this deal are the construction of one MILGEM corvette and one T-129 attack helicopter. The signing took place at Philippine Air Force headquarters in Villamor Air Base, Pasay City, DND spokesperson Arsenio Andolong said in a message to reporters. The MOU was signed by DND Secretary Delfin Lorenzana for the Philippines and President of Defense…

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ATMACA Production Contract Signed Between SSB and Roketsan

November 2, 2018 (Google Translation) – In order to increase the deterrence in our seas, a serial project is being developed in a project developed with local opportunities. The mass production contract of ATMACA cruise missiles was signed between SSB and Roketsan. Aselsan will produce production control systems and other equipment. Atmaca, Turkey also has the distinction of being the first cruise missiles. Sazhtan Satha Guided Bullet Supply (ATMACA) Project Mass Production Contract Defense Industry Presidency and Roketsan A.Ş. signed between. Defense Industry President Prof.Dr. Dr. İsmail Demir, Turkish Armed…

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