By Yunus Turk


Significant defense sector players in Turkey wants to close the year with annual increases, according to their chairmans’ speeches Friday.

Haluk Gorgun, the head of the Turkish defense giant Aselsan, which reached $1.87 billion in revenues in 2018, will close 2019 with $2.9 billion in revenues.

“A significant amount of this revenue will come from exports, while the price per kilogram of the Turkish exports is around $1.5, Aselsan’s price $1,500 per kilogram,” he said.

Aselsan is active in military and civil telecommunications, radar, electronic warfare, defense, weapons, command control and navigation systems.

Temel Kotil, general

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