Two Turkish defense firms won more than €200 million worth of subcontracts in a program designed for the construction of the country’s first landing platform dock (LPD).
The companies, Aselsan and Havelsan, both state-controlled, announced July 30 that the contracts they signed with Sedef, the Turkish shipyards that will build the vessel, involve warfare and electronic systems and their integration.
Military electronics specialist Aselsan, Turkey’s biggest defense firm, signed a deal for €127 million. Its work includes communications, satellite and IFF systems, 12.7mm STAMP and a 25mm STOP guns, acoustics, sonars, radars, electronic warfare systems, infrared tracking systems, laser warning systems, and cruise systems. […]