Türk While defense industry companies have broken records with their recent turnovers, the economic magnitudes reached put them at the top of the lists where international comparisons are made.
The number of Turkish companies increased from 100 to 5 this year in the 'Defense News Top 7, which is published every year by the US-based military publishing company Defense News magazine based on the defense sales of the previous year and is considered the world's most prestigious defense industry list.
ASELSAN, which entered the list from 2006rd place with 93 data and rose to 52nd last year, succeeded in being in the top 50 this year. Increasing its performance with projects undertaken domestically and abroad, ASELSAN increased its turnover from 2018 billion 1 million dollars in 792 to 21 billion 2 million dollars by increasing 172 percent last year. ASELSAN climbed to 48th place with this turnover.
Giant step from TAI
Turkey produces develop local and national aerial platforms, Boeing, Airbus, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Bombardier and for the first time with international manufacturers of the TAI is one of the major suppliers of 2011 data, such as Leonardo 83rd showed a significant list that makes ordinary input developments.
The company's turnover in the defense industry, which was 2018 billion 1 million dollars in 307, increased by 42 percent and reached 2019 billion 1 million dollars in 858. The company, which was ranked 69th last year, climbed 16 places to reach 53rd place. While TAI's total turnover in the last year reached 2 billion 266 million dollars, 18 percent of this was obtained from activities aimed at civil aviation.
BMC managed to hold on
BMC, one of the armored land vehicle manufacturers of the Turkish defense industry, which entered the list for the first time last year, took an important step in the name of permanence this year.
BMC, which entered the list at 554th place with 85 million dollars, dropped 533 places with the defense industry turnover of 4 million dollars last year and ranked 89th.
Finally, BMC, which was commissioned for the mass production of the Altay tank, manufactures many different configurations of commercial and defense industry vehicles, from buses to trucks, from armored vehicles protected against mines to tactical wheeled vehicles.
ROKETSAN and STM are on the list again this year
Acting with the vision of 'being the leading organization in rocket and missile systems' and increasing the striking power of the Turkish Armed Forces and allied countries, ROKETSAN continued to be on the list.
Ranking 89th last year, ROKETSAN ranked 91st this year. ROKETSAN, whose turnover decreased by 1 percent to 515 million dollars, went down 2 places in the list.
STM Savunma Teknolojileri Mühendislik ve Ticaret AŞ, which ranked 100b in the 'Defense News Top 85' list last year, dropped 7 places this year and ranked 92nd.
FNSS and HAVELSAN entered the list
FNSS, one of the armored land vehicle manufacturers of the Turkish defense industry, made it to the list from 98th place this year. FNSS increased its turnover of 2018 million dollars in 367 by 2 percent last year to 374 million dollars.
HAVELSAN was another Turkish defense industry company that entered the list for the first time this year. HAVELSAN, which develops software-based solutions in the Turkish defense industry, increased its turnover of 278 million dollars by 6 percent to 295 million dollars last year. HAVELSAN entered the list at 99th place with this success.
Top 5 US companies
100 new companies entered Defense News Top 8. At the top of the list were companies from the USA.
In the top 5 of the list, Lockheed Martin with a turnover of $ 50 billion 506 million, Boeing with $ 34 billion 300 million, General Dynamics with $ 29 billion 512 million, Northrop Grumman with $ 28 billion 600 million and Raytheon Company with $ 27 billion 448 million. - Sputnik
Here are the Top 100 (2020)
|This year's rank||Last Year's Rank||Company||Country|
|1||1||Lockheed Martin 1||US|
|3||6||General Dynamics 2||US|
|5||4||Raytheon Company 1 3||US|
|6||5||Aviation Industry Corporation of China||China|
|7||7||BAE Systems 1||UK|
|8||8||China North Industries Group Corporation Limited||China|
|9||NEW||L3Harris Technologies 4||US|
|10||17||United Technologies Corp. 1 3||US|
|11||10||China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation||China|
|12||9||Airbus 5||Netherlands / France|
|14||14||China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation 6||China|
|15||12||China Electronics Technology Group||China|
|18||11||China South Industries Group Corporation||China|
|19||20||Huntington ingalls industries||US|
|20||19||China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation||China|
|21||NEW||Mitsubishi Heavy Industries 7||Japan|
|24||22||China State Shipbuilding Corporation 6||China|
|26||23||Booz Allen Hamilton||US|
|31||35||Elbit Systems Ltd.||Israel|
|32||27||Hanwha 10||South Korea|
|34||37||CACI International Inc.||US|
|35||32||Tactical Missiles Corporation JSC||Russia|
|41||44||Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd.||Israel|
|44||46||Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd.||Israel|
|45||43||Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd.||India|
|51||49||Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc.||US|
|53||69||Turkish Aerospace Industries 14||Turkey|
|55||54||Korea Aerospace Industries Ltd.||South Korea|
|57||48||ST engineering 16||Singapore|
|59||58||Sierra Nevada Corp.||US|
|61||66||Bharat Electronics Ltd.||India|
|62||60||Melrose Industries 17||UK|
|68||61||LIG Nex1||South Korea|
|72||73||Curtiss Wright Corporation||US|
|76||77||Ruag 1 19||Switzerland|
|78||79||Day & Zimmermann||US|
|88||83||John Cockerill Defense||Belgium|
|89||85||BMC Automotive Industry and Trade Inc.||Turkey|
|90||88||Homeland 1 21||Finland|
|92||85||STM Defense Technologies Muhendislik ve Ticaret AS||Turkey|
|94||91||Nammo 1 22||norway|
|95||93||Hyundai Rotem Company 23||South Korea|
|97||NEW||Allegheny Technologies Inc.||US|
|98||NEW||FNSS Savunma Sistemleri AS||Turkey|