First ever export by Turkish defense industry to Oman

Erciyes stated that alongside METEKSAN from Turkey, a couple of firms from Britain, Norway, India and Malaysia had submitted bids too.

First ever export by Turkish defense industry to Oman

World Bulletin / News Desk 

Turkey will be making first ever defense industry export to Oman.

Turkey's METEKSAN, a defense industry company, agreed over a project with the Oman Ministry of Defense after winning the Royal Navy of Oman Force's "Damage Control Training Simulator" tender.

Managing Director of METEKSAN, Murat Erciyes, told AA on Wednesday that the Oman Ministry of Defense had opened a tender to procure "Damage Control Training Simulator" which will be used in training of the Royal Navy forces' amphibious units staff during emergency situations.

Erciyes stated that alongside METEKSAN from Turkey, a couple of firms from Britain, Norway, India and Malaysia had submitted bids too.

According to the report of Turkey's Undersecretariat for Defense Industry in 2011, Turkish firms operating in the defense industry made exports to 60 countries. Exports of defense industry was calculated as over 1 billion USD.

Last Mod: 25 Temmuz 2012, 15:22
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