Caspian News
June 2, 2022

Azerbaijan Armed Forces Adopts Cutting-Edge Turkish Technologies

Following the TEKNOFEST Azerbaijan Aerospace and Technology Festival held in Baku last week, Azerbaijan’s Armed Forces will soon integrate advanced technologies developed by Turkish software and hardware company HAVELSAN.

HAVELSAN General Manager Mehmet Akif Nacar said the company has been actively doing business in Azerbaijan over the last two years, and added that it opened a branch in Baku in 2022.

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The company has also determined the demands for the Simulation Training Center Project consisting of various simulators and is currently working on the hi-tech solution to be delivered to the Azerbaijan Special Forces.

In the meantime, Nacar added that they aim to use the super-modern “Advent” combat management system of Turkish production in the newly built maritime patrol ships in Azerbaijan…..

HAVELSAN is planning to design the Combat Management System of the Turkish Air Force Information System for the Azerbaijani Air Force and help better secure the borders of Azerbaijan….

Meanwhile, TEKNOFEST Azerbaijan Aerospace and Technology Festival, which took place May 26-29 in Azerbaijan’s capital Baku showcased the modern technological solutions in dozens of areas on display in what was the world’s largest event of its kind. The festival attracted more than 300,000 visitors in its first overseas edition in Azerbaijan. Major Turkish defense companies, including Aselsan, Baykar, Havelsan, Roketsan, STM and Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) exhibited state-of-the-art software-based solutions over the four days of the hi-tech jamboree.

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who visited the TEKNOFEST Azerbaijan festival on the same day with his Azerbaijani counterpart Aliyev said the event reflected the strong ties between Azerbaijan and Turkey.

“We are holding the world’s most prestigious aviation, space and technology festival, TEKNOFEST, under the slogan ‘One nation, two states, one festival’ in Baku, the pearl of the Caspian Sea,” he said, underlining the role of TEKNOFEST in strengthening the ties between the two countries.

Photo: Office of the President of Azerbaijan
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