Modern equipment of the Turkish Land Forces

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Modern equipment of the Turkish Land Forces

Infantry weapons[edit]

Handguns[edit]

Shotguns[edit]

Submachine Guns[edit]

Assault and Battle Rifles[edit]

Sniper Rifles[edit]

Anti-Material Rifles[edit]

Machine Guns[edit]

Rocket & Grenade Launchers[edit]

Grenades & Mines[edit]

Mortars[edit]

Recoilless Guns[edit]

Protective gear[edit]

Vehicles[edit]

Main Battle Tanks[edit]

Armored and Wheeled Vehicles[edit]

Artillery[edit]

Missile Systems[edit]

Anti-aircraft Weapons[edit]

Aircraft[edit]

Unmanned Aircraft Vehicles[edit]

Helicopters[edit]

Fixed Wing Aircraft[edit]

Future procurements[edit]

Name Type Quantity Notes
National Infantry Rifle Project Battle and assault rifle 600,000[48] MKEK and Kalekalıp won the project, first 200 batch delivered to the Land Forces. All G3 and HK33 rifles will be replaced with MPT in next 10 years.[49] Rifle will have 7.62mm[50] and 5.56 NATO variants.[51] MKEK MPT-76 National Rifle delivered to Turkish Land Forces in May 2014.[7][8]
Modern National Machine Gun Project General-purpose machine gun TBD MKEK and Kalekalıp won the project.[52] First batch will be delivered in 2015.[53] Machine gun will use 7.62mm.[54]
Utility Helicopter Programme Utility helicopter 109~300[55] A version of AgustaWestland AW149 named TUHP149, and the Turkish T-70 version of the S-70i Black Hawk, were candidates for the programme which worth $4 billion.[55] On 21 April 2011 the Turkish defence minister announced that the Sikorsky T-70 Black Hawk had been declared the winner.[56]
Indigenous Helicopter Project Utility helicopter TBD Under Development by TAI.[57][58]
Heavy Lift Helicopter Programme Transport helicopter 6[59] CH-47F's ordered. 5 to Land Forces Command, 1 to Special Forces Command,[59] expected to be produced by 2014.[60]
T-LORAMIDS Air Defence Programme Long range air defence system 12 systems on order[61] FD-2000 Selected over competing U.S., Russian, and European systems.[62][63]

See also[edit]

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