STM Will Showcase Naval Projects and Tactical Mini-UAV Systems in Gulf Region
STM, one of the leading companies in the Turkish defence industry, will exhibit its naval platforms and tactical mini UAV systems at the World Defense Show (WDS) to be held in Saudi Arabia.
Having played an important role in Türkiye’s recent breakthrough in the defense industry, STM Savunma Teknolojileri Mühendislik ve Ticaret A.Ş. offers critical solutions in such areas as naval platforms, tactical mini UAV systems and cyber security. STM, a subsidiary of the Presidency of the Republic of Türkiye Defence Industry Agency, brings its experience, which has been gained through the company’s efforts to meet Türkiye’s needs, to friendly and allied nations through cooperation and technology transfer.
STM will take part in the World Defense Show (WDS) 2024 to be held in Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia, on February 4–8, 2024, to showcase its combat-proven naval projects and tactical mini UAV systems in the Gulf Region.
Türkiye’s First National Frigate to be on Exhibited in Riyadh
At the exhibition, STM will display a model of Türkiye’s first national frigate TCG İSTANBUL (F-515), which is also the first ship in the MİLGEM İstif-Class project. The national frigate, of which STM is the designer and main contractor, has been recently delivered to the Turkish Navy. In addition to Türkiye’s first small-sized national submarine project STM500, the Pakistan Navy Fleet Tanker (PNFT), designed and built by STM for the Pakistan Navy and commissioned in 2018, will also be showcased to the WDS participants.
From among STM’s tactical mini UAV systems, Türkiye’s first national attack UAV, Combat Proven Rotary Wing Loitering Munition System KARGU, which has been exported to more than 10 countries in three different continents; the ammunition drop UAV BOYGA, which has already joined the Turkish Armed Forces (TAF) inventory; and fixed wing loitering munition system ALPAGU, which has also achieved export success, will be on display at the STM booth.
Özgür Güleryüz: We’re Willing to Sign Collaborations in the Gulf
Commenting on the WDS 2024 Exhibition, Özgür Güleryüz, General Manager of STM, said:
“The Turkish defense industry has been achieving significant successes in the international arena, and STM plays an important role in this story. We develop innovative and modern technologies with our qualified human resources. We also transfer our capabilities to the Turkish Armed Forces as well as to countries on different continents. We are looking forward to building new collaborations based on our experience in the naval projects conducted for Türkiye, Pakistan and Ukraine, and with our tactical mini UAV systems, which have successfully proven themselves in real combat environments. We are planning to hold important meetings for new collaborations at the WDS exhibition to be held in Saudi Arabia, and we are looking forward to improving the defense capacities of friendly and allied countries.”