The developments in the Turkish defense industry in recent years continue to draw attention. The Economist magazine pointed out that the Turkish defense industry has become bigger and more self-sufficient than ever before.
The magazine noted that the Turkish defense industry has become larger and more self-sufficient than ever before. It has been written that Turkey plans to produce the first domestic battle tank, its own submarines, unmanned attack helicopters and warplanes outside the SİHA program.
The Economist emphasized that President and AKP Chairman Recep Tayyip Erdogan sees Turkey’s unmanned aerial vehicles as the harbinger of a military revolution, and that Turkey wants to eliminate its dependence on foreign suppliers and turn the country into a major arms exporter.