Turkish Technic signs 5-year defense contract
ANKARA - Anadolu Agency
AA photoTurkish Technic, the maintenance arm of Turkish Airlines, has signed a service contract with the country’s air force, the company said on Dec. 30.
Turkish Technic said it had signed a deal with the Undersecretariat for Defense Industries (SSM) to provide logistic support services, planned maintenance and repairs for six command and control aircraft.
The agreement will be valid for five years.
“With this logistical support project, the highly experienced national company Turkish Technic will provide an efficient and speedy supply chain to ensure that our aircraft are constantly kept in readiness for duty,” said Undersecretary for Defense Industries İsmail Demir.
Demir also stated that these achievements would be developed on similar projects and provide greater contributions to Turkey’s defense and economy.
“Our goal is to strengthen the company’s solid position in the region by providing innovative and continuously developable solutions to meet the needs of both the Turkish defense industry and the Turkish Armed Forces,” said Ahmet Karaman, general manager at Turkish Technic.
Turkish Technic, which is a Turkish Airlines company, provides services to various airlines in Turkey, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Africa with over 6,500 personnel.
Turkish Airlines, the country’s national flag carrier, flies to around 300 destinations worldwide with a fleet of more than 330 planes.