Baku, Azerbaijan, June 1
By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:
Defense industry is developing dynamically in Turkey, and currently the country’s dependence on external supplies of military products is 40 percent, Turkish Undersecretary for Defense Industry Ismail Demir said, the country’s media reported.
He noted that Turkey manufactured military products worth $5.9 billion in 2016.
“Turkey exported military products worth $1.7 billion in 2016,” Demir said.
He went on to add that currently, Turkey plans to implement about 500 projects in the sphere of defense industry.