Chinese CPMIEC company won the tender for the creation of long-range missiles in Turkey. This was announced at a recent meeting of the Turkish Defense Industry Executive Committee, Sabah newspaper reported today.
According to the newspaper, long-range missiles will be created by the Chinese company in cooperation with Turkish companies.
According to the newspaper, the Chinese company's project, which envisages the creation of FD- 2000 missiles, technically leaves the Russian, American, and French and Italian companies' projects behind.
FD- 2000 missiles can reach a height of two kilometers and have a range of up to 100 kilometers.
A meeting of the Executive Committee of the Turkish defense industry was chaired by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan with the participation of head of the Turkish General Staff Necdet Ozel, Defense Minister Ismet Yilmaz and Deputy Minister of Defense Industry Murad Bayar.
The Turkish defense industry has recently focused on developing and manufacturing its own products. Turkey managed to achieve a self-sufficiency level at 54 percent in the defense industry./Trend/