Turkish firms participated Monday in an international defense industry fair in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and signed contracts with foreign companies.
The Ninth IDEX International Defense Exhibition and Conference is being held in Abu Dhabi on Feb. 22-26.
Turkey's Roketsan signed a $90 million rocket launcher system manufacturing deal with UAE company, Al Jaber.
Turkey's National Defense Minister Vecdi Gonul also participated in the signature ceremony.
Part of the rocket launcher system will be produced in Turkey, and part of it will be manufactured in the UAE, where the system will also be integrated and assembled.
Roketsan executives said their company would also sign an agreement with Burkan firm in the first half of 2009 to jointly manufacture rockets.
Turkey's Yonca-Onuk partnership signed a deal worth $127.77 million with the Critical National Infrastructure Authority to sell 34 rapid intervention boats.
Hürriyet Avrupa - Turkish defense firms sign int'l contracts
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