Turkish Aerospace Industries’ new address, which delivered a new one to more than ten technological offices worldwide, became Malaysia. The engineers will conduct cooperative investigations in various sectors, including unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), advanced jet trainers, helicopter projects, and global aviation ecosystem modernisation programmes.
TUSAŞ General Manager Temel Kotil will visit Malaysia to sign cooperation agreements, emphasising the need for strategic partnership owing to Malaysia’s prominence.
Kotil will visit Malaysia’s national applied research and development centre (MIMOS) under the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI). MIMOS is known as the technology supplier of Malaysia.
Next, he will go to Malacca to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Composites Technology Research Malaysia Sdn Bhd (CTRM) about HÜRJETadvanced jet trainer. CTRM is the centreoF excellence in composites and aerospace in Malaysia.
Professor Kotil commented on the newly opened office, saying, “With the engineers that we will employ within the scope of our new office, we will strengthen ties between the two countries and support important studies for Malaysia and Turkey to develop joint projects in the field of aviation and defence.” As a result, we intend to leverage our half-century of aviation experience in aviation, space, and defence as part of combined efforts with Malaysia to enhance the global aviation sector, particularly in our respective areas. I hope that our newly created office in Malaysia will be advantageous to bilateral ties, and I would like to thank my colleagues for their efforts.”
Merve Safa Kavakçı, Turkey’s Ambassador to Kuala Lumpur, said on Turkish Aerospace Industries’ cooperation and investments in Malaysia: “We have excellent political and commercial relations with Malaysia.” We have full intention and support for this to move forward with new cooperation in the defence industry. Our strategic alliance partner Malaysia is our most important Southeast Asian commercial partner. It, like our country, is in a highly vital location. Today’s opening also illustrates our country’s firms’ faith in a strong, stable, and successful Malaysia.”