Baku, Azerbaijan, May 16
By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:
Turkey is developing hybrid engines for missiles, Trend reports referring to the Turkish media.
It is reported that the hybrid engines will be of domestic production, with Turkish engineers working on their development.
It is also reported that the engines are developed as part of a program for strengthening the defense industry.
After work on development and testing, Turkey will begin mass production of domestic hybrid engines for missiles.
As stated earlier by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey will strengthen its defense industry and become a global leader in the manufacture of defense products.
"I instruct all law enforcement agencies to refuse to import defense industry products. Turkey is able to provide itself with relevant products," Erdogan said.
The head of state noted that the country will begin mass production of the domestic "Altay" tank in the near future.
In recent years, Turkey has invested about $35 billion in its defense industry.