In the "Defense News Top 100," based on defense sales of the previous year and considered the world's most prestigious defense industry list, which publish annually by the United States-based military publishing organization Defense News, Turkish Aerospace has ascending rankings by nine which takes place from 67th to 58th place in 2022. Additionally, it marked a significant success as the 15th company with the highest percentage change in turnover among 100 companies.
With the recently completed first flights of HÜRJET Advanced Jet Trainer and ATAK II Multirole Heavy Combat Helicopter, the ongoing ground tests of the KAAN Turkish Fighter, which will meet the sky in December, Turkish Aerospace is rapidly climbing higher ranks in the league of the world’s most valuable companies of defense industry. Turkish Aerospace has increased its turnover by 14% in 2022 compared to 2021, thus reached a turnover of 1 billion 483 million dollars.
The President and CEO of Turkish Aerospace, Temel Kotil shared his thoughts and said, "With the experiences we have gained from ANKA and HÜRKUŞ, we are also bringing our indigenous projects to life in recent years. In addition, we manufacture our platforms with special needs for our Forces, sales agreements with many countries abroad we make, and collaborations with the world's leading companies in structural manufacturing, we are increasing our revenues every year. We will continue our efforts with the same determination to be among the top 10 companies in the world. I would like to express my gratitude to our President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, the Defense Industry Presidency, our valuable stakeholders, and all my colleagues who contributed to this success."
About Turkish Aerospace
Turkish Aerospace continues to serve with over 14,500 employees, including 6,153 engineers, in an area of 4 million square meters open and 710,000 square meters enclosed, in the design, development, modernization, manufacturing, integration, and life cycle support processes of integrated aerospace and space industry systems, from fixed and rotary-wing air platforms to unmanned aerial vehicles and space systems. It is situated as Türkiye's technology center and stands among global players in the aviation, space, and defense industries.