The first day of Ukrainian delegation's visit to Turkey

26.08.2020

The first day was very full of important events, such as:

  • Wreath-laying at the Mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk.
  • Meeting with the Head of the State Agency for Defence Industries of Turkey (SSB) Ismail Demir. The meeting led into signing of the Memorandum for Cooperation was signed between the Ministry of Strategic Industries of Ukraine and SSB. The memorandum aims to deepen bilateral cooperation concerning joint production of UAVs, anti-tank missile systems, supply of Ukrainian aircraft engines for the newest Turkish aircraft. The memorandum is another important step towards enhanced military-technical cooperation between the two countries. The meeting was also attended by senior representatives of Turkish leading defense industries (Aselsan, BMC, Havelsan, Roketsan, Sarsilmaz, TAI, TR-Motor).
  • Familiarization visit to TAI (Turkish Aerospace Industries). Ukrspecexport and TAI have significant potential for cooperation in aircraft manufacturing.
  • Visit to Roketsan. In recent years, Roketsan has become a major manufacturer of a wide range of unguided and guided missiles for the Turkish Armed Forces. Ukrspecexport has several joint projects with Roketsan which are important for strengthening the defense capabilities of both countries.

The visit continues as planned.