Turkish Aerospace Industries (TUSAŞ) continues its efforts for the National Combat Aircraft. The first part of the National Combat Aircraft, which is expected to leave the hangar on March 18, 2023, was produced. In the statement made by TUSAŞ General Manager Temel Kotil on the subject, “We have produced the first part of our National Combat Aircraft. Every step we take for the survival project of our country is very meaningful and valuable for us. I would like to thank all my friends with whom we have walked the same path by working enthusiastically and diligently.” statements were included.
Statements from SSB İsmail Demir on the National Combat Aircraft project
President of the Turkish Presidency of Defense Industry Prof. Dr. İsmail Demir, as a guest of TRT Haber live broadcast on Monday, September 6, 2021, shared the latest stages in defense industry projects.
Making evaluations about the National Combat Aircraft (MMU) Project, Demir said, "We have entered a very ambitious 5th Generation project like the MMU." When asked about joint aircraft production with Russia, Demir said, “We talk to anyone who wants to cooperate on our terms. We will not wait for any country. We're on our way now. Our design process continues, we even started the production of some parts. As a partnership, we told them that our door is open to those who want to be a partner in this program from friendly and allied countries.” had used the words.
“What projects are you looking forward to?” On the question, Demir said, “I am eagerly awaiting the National Combat Aircraft. I am also looking forward to our unmanned jet fighter aircraft and our rocket to go into space,” he said.