Ankara, Turkey – President of the Presidency Defense Industry Prof. Dr. İsmail Demir said, “Engineering studies are carried out for the renovation and revision of 1200-1500 structural parts per aircraft”.
The Turkish defense industry increases the structural life of F-16 aircraft, the main striking element of the air force, to 12 thousand hours.
Presidential Defense Industry President Prof. Dr. İsmail Demir shared on his Twitter account that the structural improvements of the F-16 Block 30 aircraft continue.
Prof. Dr. İsmail Demir stated that in the project where engineering studies were carried out for the renovation and revision of 1200-1500 structural parts per aircraft, repair and replacement and hull strengthening applications were carried out where necessary, “With the project carried out by TAI, the main striking element of our air forces, the structural life of our F-16 aircraft 8 We aim to increase from 8 thousand hours to 12 thousand hours. ” used the expressions.