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Türkiye’s MKE, Rheinmetall strengthen defense collaboration at Eurosatory 2024

Türkiye's MKE, Rheinmetall strengthen defense collaboration at Eurosatory 2024 MKE General Manager Ilhami Keles (right) at Eurosatory, Paris, France, June 21, 2024 (Photo by MKE)
By Newsroom
Jun 23, 2024 10:30 AM

During the exhibition, a notable meeting was held between Germany’s leading defense company, Rheinmetall, and Türkiye’s prominent defense industrial organization, MKE on Saturday.

The discussions comprehensively addressed existing supply issues and outlined steps to expand cooperation between the two firms. Both parties agreed to enhance their collaboration to meet the needs of both Türkiye and Germany, as well as to address the demands of third countries with new joint projects.

Strategic plans, future projects

Plans were established to take swift and concrete actions to advance this partnership, with the implementation of these projects expected to strengthen strategic cooperation between the two countries and provide significant contributions on an international scale.

Rheinmetall and MKE emphasized their commitment to continuing their work toward innovation and development in the defense industry.

Additional partnerships, agreements

This was not MKE’s only strategic partnership initiative at the fair. An agreement was also signed with Uzbekistan’s defense industry, aimed at strengthening cooperation between the two countries’ defense sectors and facilitating technology transfer and the development of joint projects.

Overview of Eurosatory 2024

The Eurosatory 2024 exhibition, held from June 17-21 at the Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition Centre, attracted over 1,800 companies showcasing a wide range of the latest technological advancements, from land and air defense systems to cybersecurity solutions.

The event featured various workshops, seminars and conferences that discussed industry innovations and future trends, making it a significant platform for fostering cooperation and connecting defense and security professionals.

Last Updated:  Jun 23, 2024 10:48 AM