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The project of its own fighter cost Turkey $2 billion

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar May17,2024

Project of own fighter cost Turkey $2 billion

The design development and construction of its own KAAN fighter cost Turkey $2 billion, the first 20 fighters are planned to be delivered to the country's Air Force in 2028.

This was announced CEO of Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) Temel Kotil, reports Ukrinform with reference to Dünya publication.

“Currently, the amount spent on KAAN, including equipment, is 2 billion dollars… The cost of one of the American-made F-35 aircraft, with which KAAN has to compete, is approximately $130 million, Temel Kotil said. According to him, it is planned that TAI will supply 20 KAAN fighters to the Turkish Air Force in 2028. “In the future, we are talking about hundreds of KAAN fighters,” – added the head of TAI.

Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my 1-800-268-7116

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