19 May '17, 12pm

Turkey to buy up to 24 armed trainer aircraft

Turkey to buy up to 24 armed trainer aircraft

ANKARA, Turkey — The Turkish government has signed a contract with the country’s aerospace powerhouse for the design, development and serial production of an indigenous armed trainer aircraft. Under the plan, Tusas Turkish Aerospace Industries will develop and manufacture 12 Hurkus-C armed trainers with a follow-on option to deliver 12 more. According to the contract signed between TAI and the country’s procurement office, the Undersecretariat for Defence Industries, or SSM in its Turkish acronym, the program for the armed trainers will maximize its use of locally developed software and hardware, including in the design and integration stages. In April, Turkish officials successfully tested the Hurkus-C equipped with L-UMTAS, a laser-guided, long-range, anti-tank missile. L-UMTAS was developed by the state-controlled missile-maker Roketsan primarily to operate from attack ...

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