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News - MKEK

  • Land Warfare

    MSPO 2015: Krab shows its claws

    3rd September 2015

    The first prototype Krab 155mm tracked self-propelled howitzer (SPH) has been put on display at the MSPO exhibition in Kielce, Poland. A spokesperson from Huta …

  • Defence Notes

    IDEF 2015: New ammo R&D company for Turkey

    7th May 2015

    Rheinmetall and MKEK will set up a new ammunition research and development company in Turkey within one year. The companies signed a Memorandum of Understanding …

  • Land Warfare

    IDEF 2015: Otokar displays final Altay MBT

    5th May 2015

    The final prototype configuration (PV2) of the Otokar Altay MBT for the Turkish Army is on display at the IDEF exhibition in Istanbul. The company …

  • Land Warfare

    Poland to build artillery force

    11th February 2015

    As part of the Poland Armed Forces (PAF) vision for 2030 to modernise their land forces, the Polish Army is to introduce six new artillery …

  • Land Warfare

    IDEF 2013: Altay MBT completes critical design review

    8th May 2013

    Turkey’s new-generation MBT is almost at the end of its detailed design phase, with manufacturer Otokar awaiting approval of the final design. The company has …

  • Land Warfare

    ATK expands decade-long partnerships with MKEK

    13th September 2011

    ATK announced today the receipt of a $16.2 million, two-year contract from Makina ve Kimya Endustrisi Kurumu (Mechanical and Chemical Industry Corporation or MKEK), on …

Equipment Results - Defence Insight

  • Naval guns

    MKE 76/62

    The MKE 76/62mm is a naval gun developed by MKE as an alternative to the Oto 76/62mm from Leonardo. The weapon system is set to ...

  • Towed guns


    Turkey’s Makina ve Kimya Endustrisi Kurumu (MKEK), working with Aselsan, has developed the 105mm Boran towed artillery gun to meet a Turkish Land Forces Command ...

  • Self-propelled guns


    The Korkut SPAAG was developed to meet a Turkish Land Forces Command (TLFC) requirement by a team led by Aselsan as prime contractor, with FNSS ...

  • Pistols

    MKEK Series

    The MKEK Series of pistols are compact handguns with a 9mm calibre/magazine capacity. Variants in the series include the S120, L120 (the lighter version of ...

  • Assault rifles/carbines/shotguns


    The MPT-76 (7.62mm National Infantry Rifle) was developed to meet a Turkish Army requirement for a new 7.62mm assault rifle. Although MKEK has produced small ...

  • Towed guns


    MKEK developed the 155mm/52cal Panter towed howitzer in the 1990s to replace Turkish Land Forces Command's (TLFC's) 60-year-old, US-built M114 155mm towed artillery systems. More ...

  • Self-propelled guns


    The Yavuz is a truck-mounted 155 mm self-propelled gun that offers a cheaper alternative to self-propelled guns based on tracked platforms. Capable of firing all ...

  • Self-propelled guns

    Fırtına NG

    The Fırtına Next Generation (NG) was officially unveiled at the 2019 IDEF exhibition. Featuring a new FCS, a SARP RWS, an all-electric gun control equipment and ...

  • Self-propelled rocket launchers, Towed rocket launchers

    Type 63/Type 81

    Introduced in the late 1950s, the Chinese Type 63 107 mm MLRS has become one of the most ubiquitous artillery systems in the world, having ...

  • Tanks


    The 120mm-armed Altay MBT is being developed to meet the requirements of the Turkish Land Forces Command (TLFC). The Undersecretariat for Defence Industries (SSM) of ...