Turkey’s Aselsan signs deal with Kazakhstan Engineering
May 27. World Bulletin
A leading Turkish military electronics firm will manufacture defense systems in Kazakhstan.
Turkey’s ASELSAN Electronics Industry & Trade Corporation has signed a cooperation agreement with Kazakh state-run Kazakhstan Engineering to start joint manufacturing, a statement from ASELSAN said on Thursday.
Within the scope of the agreement signed by ASELSAN’s chairperson Mehmet Cavdaroglu and Kazakhstan Engineering’s President Marat Mukhamediyarov, the two companies will jointly manufacture ASELSAN’s air defense systems, stabilized weapon platforms and thermal vision systems at the Kazakh engineering firm’s factories and later integrate the products to armoured vehicles.
ASELSAN is a Turkish electronics company that designs, develops and manufactures modern electronic systems for military and industrial customers in Turkey and abroad.
It was established in 1975 to meet the communications electronics requirements of the Turkish Armed Forces and began its production at Macunkoy, Ankara facilities in 1980.
Kazakhstan Engineering was created by the governmental order of the Republic of Kazakhstan of March, 13th, 2003. The enterprises owned by the company mainly specialize on release and repair of arms and military techniques, and also output and services for the enterprises working in the oil-and-gas, railway, agro-industrial, telecommunication and power sectors.