A police investigation into the deadly Iran-backed Tawhid-Salam terror network has uncovered that Turkey’s defense secrets were handed over to Iranian agents.
A flash drive seized from the prime suspect in the case, Hüseyin Avni Yazıcıoğlu, revealed detailed intelligence reports gathered on Turkey’s defense projects.
A document pulled from the flash drive on Dec. 2, 2010, revealed that Yazıcıoğlu had collected sensitive defense industry data from advisers to ministers whom he met in Ankara. Some of the projects mentioned in the document are listed as follows:
Altay project, which began in 2008 as Turkey’s first domestically manufactured, new-generation tank, the national warship project (Milgem), the ATAK helicopter project by Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI), a Vessel Integrated Warfare Management System and a C4I project known as Genesis by Turkish defense software company Havelsan, long-range anti-tank missiles (UMTAS) developed by Roketsan as well as other projects. […]