Turkey received bids in tender for 500 battle tanks last week: minister

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey received bids last Friday for the production of 500 Altay battle tanks, of which 250 are optional, Defence Minister Nurettin Canikli said on Wednesday.

Speaking to parliament's budget commission, Canikli said the tender would be finalised in the coming days. The domestic Altay tank project is worth an estimated 7 billion euros ($8.24 billion).


(Reporting by Gulsen Solaker; Writing by Ece Toksabay; Editing by Daren Butler)

Back To Top
feedback