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Rolls-Royce, Kale Group form joint venture

10th May 2017 - 11:05 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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Rolls-Royce and Kale Group are establishing a joint venture company that will target defence opportunities in Turkey, Rolls-Royce announced on 8 May.

Under the agreement, Kale Group will have a 51 percent stake in the joint venture, with Rolls-Royce holding the remaining 49 percent.

The joint venture will target aircraft engines opportunities in the Turkish market, including the TF-X National Fighter Jet project.

Kale Group is the contractor for Turkey's Turbojet engine development project.

Osman Okyay, deputy CEO of Kale Group, said: 'Today we are very pleased and proud to be uniting our energy with one of the biggest jet engine makers of the world. This partnership is a milestone in the development of the aerospace and defence industries of Turkey.'

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