The long needed support has been found for the Altay Main Battle Tank, which Turkey designed and produced with national capabilities. After one year of TÜMOSAN's efforts, the relevant contract was canceled mutually. The company said it was the political obstacles to technology support from Austria. With this explanation, the uncertainty process for the tank engine re-started. Roman Romanov, general manager of UkrOboronProm, the state agency responsible for Ukraine's defence companies, told C4Defence about the latest development in this regard.
Turkey is about to use Ukrainian 6TD3 engine sfor it's Altay main battle tank. CEO of Ukranian State Concern UkrOboronProm Roman Romanov stated that a Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between Turkish and Ukranian prime ministers on March 14. Speaking to C4Defence, Mr. Romanov stated that Ukraine has the capacity and expertise to solve Turkey's problem. The CEO indicated that they are expecting some technical details from Turkey.