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16 June 2016

Eurosatory 2016: Roketsan Expands and Strengthens Industrial Partnerships

Airbus Helicopters and Roketsan Missiles Industries have signed a Memorandum Of Understanding (MoU) at Eurosatory to execute a program to integrate the CİRİT 2,75” Laser Guided Missile to Airbus Helicopters H135M and H145M helicopters.

We present to our customers, extremely versatile platform with highly effective weapons for armed scout operations. What we believe is that this program will lead to a long-term cooperation between our companies to extend our solutions to allied countries armed forces,” Emin Alpman, Chairman of the Board of Roketsan, said.

Airbus Helicopters is proud to reinforce its industrial cooperation with Roketsan. We are optimistic about the genuine interest such solution based on the H135M and H145M could raise both in Turkey and in the international market,” Olivier Michalon, Airbus Helicopters Senior Vice President and Head of Europe, concluded.

Olivier Michalon, Airbus Helicopters Senior Vice President and Head of Europe and Emin Alpman, Chairman of the Board of Roketsan.

Furthermore, Junghans Defence (Junghans Microtech Germany and Junghans T2M France) and Roketsan have expanded their global partnership by signing an MoU at Eurosatory 2016 to provide new co-developed fuze systems to the global defence markets.

Junghans and Roketsan are excited to be working closely on a broad technology collaboration partnership. As demonstrated by this MOU, Junghans and Roketsan are looking to build sustainable, long-term partnerships with the ultimate goal of bringing the best quality, the safest and reliable fuzing systems to munitions manufacturers in defence markets.

Combining Junghans’s comprehensive expertise, specialised background in the domain of fuzing technologies with the Roketsan’s acquired knowledge, experience and infrastructure for rocket / missile fuze systems, Junghans and Roketsan aimed to meet fuze requirements of the munition manufacturers in Turkey, France, Germany and International Markets with the solutions achieved by the help of innovative approaches, modern technologies and required effort.

The Diehl, Junghans, Roketsan team alongside Turkish officials during the signing ceremony. 

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