Turkey’s Mechanical and Chemical Industry Company (MKEK) has developed a new high-speed MOD78-HE long-range grenade launcher ammunition for the Turkish Armed Forces.
The grenade launcher ammunition will be used in MK-19, a 40mm automatic grenade launcher (AGL) during anti-terror operations, Hurriyet Daily reported Sunday.
The ammunition has a 10-meter-diameter destructive impact from a 2,000-meter-range fire and is capable of destroying terror elements in asymmetrical war conditions and in urban warfare. It can also be used in an assault. Currently, the Turkish army uses MK-19 automatic grenade launchers in its anti-terror operations.
Low speed and shorter-range ammunition are also in use. The mass production of the new ammunition is planned for June, while the certification process is ongoing.
Russian Helicopters holding and Turkeys Kaan Air signed an agreement on supply of three Ka-32A11BC helicopters at the Eurasia Airshow in Antalya, Turkey, press service of the Russian company said on Thursday. "According to the document, all the three helicopters will be supplied in 2018
Russias state-run Rosoboronexport today announced that it is participating in the Turkish Eurasia Airshow 2018, a move certain to invite anger of the US and other NATO nations against Ankara. Russia has been previously banned from displaying its military hardware in airshows of NATO member nations such as at Farnborough, Paris and Berlin
Turkeys defense company Albayraklar Savunma has developed the countrys first indigenous armed underwater drone, which resembles the sea creature ‘stingray in design and movement. The newly announced "mobile naval mine", also known as wattozz (the Turkish word for stingray), that can be detonated to destroy enemy warships is made of titanium and aluminum and covered in silicone, Daily Sabah reports Monday
Turkeys homegrown Remote-Controlled Weapon Platform (UKAP), developed by defense contractors Katmerciler and ASELSAN, has been selected to be exported to the Asian market, local media reports. At the Defense Services Asia (DSA 2018) fair held in Malaysia's capital Kuala Lumpur, Turkish developers of UKAP signed a cooperation agreement with DEFTECH, Malaysia's leading defense and aerospace company, to sell locally developed unmanned land vehicle in the Asian region,
Russia will deliver its S-400 missile defence system in July 2019, about a year ahead of the scheduled delivery period of 2020. “The time of delivery cited on the agreement for the procurement of S-400s has been brought forward to July 2019,” İsmail Demir, the head of the Undersecreteriat for Defense Industries (SSM) was quoted as saying by daily
The Turkish Armed Forces' (TSK) new 105-millimeter lightweight towed howitzer weapon system will enter mass production by this year end, Turkey's Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli announced on Saturday. The new system named Boran, has been successfully tested by the Mechanical and Chemical Industry Company (MKE), Daily Sabah reports quoting a statement made by Canikli on his official social media account
Turkish defense company Otokar will exhibit its newest Cobra II Load Carrier Armored Vehicle for the first time this week at the Efes 2018 Live-Fire Military Drills in the Aegean province of Izmir. The Efes 2018 Live-Fire Military Drills, which run from May 7 to 11, aims to develop military and combat capabilities for joint operations, in preparation for actual military engagement
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