Turkey defense industry continues to take important steps in the last period. With the success of domestic defense industry companies, the export figures are increasing. One of the leading companies of the Turkish defense industry STM Defense Technologies Engineering and Trade Inc.has left behind another important milestone.
Submarine modernization works continue at full speed
Turkey’s first and only submarine modernization STM, which has signed the export of Pakistan, AGOSTA 90B It modernized the second of its class submarines with state-of-the-art systems and delivered it to the Pakistan Navy.
three by STM AGOSTA 90B The second phase of the project, in which the class submarine was modernized, was left behind. Within the scope of the project, all submarines sonar suiteperiscope systems, helm consoleconverters, seawater cooling system, information distribution system, command control system, as well as radar and electronic support systems were changed.
With the modernization, additional features are added to the submarines. Same time, ASELSAN and HAVELSAN Systems belonging to many domestic and national companies, especially the systems, are also exported within the scope of the project. All structural modifications related to durable boats, materials used and workmanship performed on submarine ships required for submarine modernization are also included in the international classification institution. DNV (Dat Nordske Veritas) It should be underlined that it is certified.
STM General Manager Özgür Güleryüz made the following statements in his statement on the subject:
“We are transferring our engineering experience and technologies to friendly and brotherly countries on the way we set out for the defense of our country. Pakistan Agosta 90B Class Submarines Modernization Project is one of the most important examples of STM’s competence in national and international submarine production and modernization.
While exporting the systems of many domestic and national companies with the AGOSTA 90B Modernization, we continue our work in Pakistan to complete the modernization of the third and last submarine. I congratulate our stakeholders and employees who contributed to the project and wish the PNS/M KHALID submarine, which started its duty in blue waters, to be beneficial to the Pakistani Navy, a friendly and brotherly country.”
of STM Pakistan Navy‘s submarines have now reached the final stage in the renovation work. The project will be completed with the delivery of the third submarine. So what do you think about this subject? You can share your views with us in the comments section.