Aselsan signed contract to supply combat system for MILGEM project

Aselsan, Turkey’s leading defense company, has signed a new contract regarding the MİLGEM, a national warship program, project.

An agreement regarding the MİLGEM 5 Project (combat systems) has been signed between the business Partnership, which was established by Aselsan and Havelsan, and the main contractor STM Savunma Teknolojileri, Aselsan said yesterday in a filing with Borsa Istanbul.

Within the context of the agreement, Aselsan will be responsible for the procurement of the navigation, communication, sonar and radar systems as well as weapons, electronic warfare, guided missile, and torpedo weapons, and electro-optics, according to the statement.

The deliveries will be made between 2021 and 2023, Aselsan also said.

Aselsan was founded in 1975 in order to meet the communication needs of the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) by national means. Over the years, Aselsan became the largest defense company in Turkey.

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