Turkey reveals when first national aircraft to be presented
Turkey plans to present its first national aircraft in 2023, Turkish Vice President Fuat Oktay said.
According to him, Turkey is meeting 65% of its defense needs through its own local and national defense industry, and it is eyeing further development.
"In 2023, we will take our first national aircraft out of the hangar, and in 2026 it will be in the sky. In 2031 it will be in the inventory," Hurriyet daily cited Oktay as saying.
The Vice President added that Turkey has more than 600 national projects in the field of defense technologies.