SSIK Decides to start the serial production of HÜRJET
At the meeting, various projects were decided on various air, naval platforms, land systems, communication and information systems, ammunition and missiles, equipment, modernization, logistics, cyber security and artificial intelligence.
Vice President Fuat Oktay, Minister of Treasury and Finance Nureddin Nebati, Minister of Interior Süleyman Soylu, Minister of National Defence Hulusi Akar, Chief of General Staff General Yaşar Güler, President of Defence Industries İsmail Demir and Chief of Staff of the Presidency Hasan Doğan were also present at the meeting.
Turkish Aerospace (TUSAŞ) developed the Advanced Jet Trainer and Light Attack Aircraft HÜRJET and plans to have its maiden flight in 2023. TUSAŞ also competes at a tender in Malaysia, proposing 18 aircraft to this country.
HÜRJET is a single-engine, tandem-seat with modern avionics and high-performance features that fulfil a critical role in modern pilot training. Combat variant provides a battlefield force multiplier through a wide range of mission capabilities and an extensive payload.
HÜRJET Project has started to fulfil international and Turkish Air Force requirements by replacing ageing T-38s as Advanced Jet Trainers (AJT) and F-5s as Acrobatic Team Aircraft with modern high-performance multirole aircraft.
Considering the multirole aircraft market, Turkish Aerospace has started HÜRJET Program to target the potential in the market by benefiting from its experience and skills in cost-effective design/production of trainer/light aircraft/systems.