7 Turkish Companies Among Defense Giants

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

This year's rank Last Year's Rank Company Country
1 1 Lockheed Martin 1 US
2 2 Boeing US
3 6 General Dynamics 2 US
4 3 Northrop Grumman 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
13 13 Leonardo Italy
14 14 China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation 6 China
15 12 China Electronics Technology Group China
16 16 Thales France
17 15 Almaz-Antey Russia
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
22 38 Dassault 8 France
23 21 Leidos US
24 22 China State Shipbuilding Corporation 6 China
25 25 Honeywell US
26 23 Booz Allen Hamilton US
27 24 Rolls-Royce UK
28 56 Safran 9 France
29 29 GE Aviation US
30 28 Naval Group France
31 35 Elbit Systems Ltd. Israel
32 27 Hanwha 10 South Korea
33 30 Rheinmetall AG Germany
34 37 CACI International Inc. US
35 32 Tactical Missiles Corporation JSC Russia
36 42 SAIC US
37 40 Perspecta Inc. US
38 34 Textron Inc. US
39 39 Babcock International UK
40 36 Saab AB Sweden
41 44 Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd. Israel
42 47 KBR US
43 45 knds 11 Netherlands
44 46 Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. Israel
45 43 Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. India
46 NEW creed 12 US
47 31 Bechtel US
48 52 Aselsan AS Turkey
49 41 Jacobs 13 US
50 50 Oshkosh defense US
51 49 Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. US
52 62 TransDigm 1 US
53 69 Turkish Aerospace Industries 14 Turkey
54 57 Cobham 15 UK
55 54 Korea Aerospace Industries Ltd. South Korea
56 51 DynCorp International US
57 48 ST engineering 16 Singapore
58 55 Fincantieri SpA Italy
59 58 Sierra Nevada Corp. US
60 64 serco UK
61 66 Bharat Electronics Ltd. India
62 60 Melrose Industries 17 UK
63 65 vectrus US
64 68 Austal Australia
65 67 QinetiQ Plc UK
66 75 Ball Corporation US
67 63 Hensoldt Germany
68 61 LIG Nex1 South Korea
69 74 Viasat 18 US
70 71 PAE US
71 76 Moog Inc. US
72 73 Curtiss Wright Corporation US
73 72 meggitt UK
74 70 CAE Canada
75 78 Ultra Electronics UK
76 77 Ruag 1 19 Switzerland
77 80 Kongsberg 20 norway
78 79 Day & Zimmermann US
79 84 Embraer Brazil
80 82 Teledyne Technologies US
81 90 AAR Corp. US
82 87 Cubic Corporation US
83 81 Indra Spain
84 NEW perathon US
85 92 Mercury Systems US
86 86 Diehl Group Germany
87 94 Battelle US
88 83 John Cockerill Defense Belgium
89 85 BMC Automotive Industry and Trade Inc. Turkey
90 88 Homeland 1 21 Finland
91 89 Roketsan AS Turkey
92 85 STM Defense Technologies Muhendislik ve Ticaret AS Turkey
93 NEW DLT Solutions US
94 91 Nammo 1 22 norway
95 93 Hyundai Rotem Company 23 South Korea
96 96 Chemring UK
97 NEW Allegheny Technologies Inc. US
98 NEW FNSS Savunma Sistemleri AS Turkey
99 NEW Havelsan AS Turkey
100 97 Telephonics Corporation US

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