A Turkish company commissioned to develop an engine for the country’s future tank has signed a deal with an Austrian company for technical support.

The privately owned Turkish engine maker TUMOSAN said it signed an agreement with AVL List, an Austrian firm, to get technical support for the power unit of the Turkish tank, the Altay, and its integration to the tank.

Procurement officials said they did not object to any deal involving foreign technical support for what Turkey aims to make an indigenous tank as long as foreign support did not cause licensing problems.  […]