Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced that his country plans to launch its local telecommunications satellite Türksat 6A (Turksat 6A) in 2022.
He made the statement at the opening of the third edition of the "Visionier 19" conference, organized by the Turkish Association of Independent Businessmen and Industrialists (Mosahad), sponsored by anatolia.
"We will launch our local communications satellite Turksat 6A in 2022," Erdogan said.
He revealed that Turkey was in the process of producing boron carbide, which could be used as a shield in operational vehicles, helicopters, aircraft, cannon pipes and military uniforms.
"Turkey is a country with very broad investment potential at home and with great commercial capabilities abroad."