Pentagon: United States collaborates with Turkey in production of ammunition

Metal parts for 155 mm ammunition will be produced at enterprises in the United States created in cooperation with subcontractors from the Turkish defense sector. The correspondent of the Anadolu agency was announced by Pentagon, Jeff Jurgensen, official representative of the Pentagon.

According to him, it is planned to start production by the end of 2025 at three factories in Texas.

According to him, “Contract for the construction, installation and subsequent production” concluded with the General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems.

Jurgensen added that the ammunition plant will have a production capacity of 30 thousand sleeves per month.

US Ambassador Jeff Flake in his article for the publication of Desert News, published on February 14, emphasized the significance of “strong relations with Turkey”.

In the publication entitled “Sturable Relations with Turkey, they meet the interests of the United States” He noted that the “transformation” of the Turkish defense sector is an integral part of the “chain of defense supplies of the United States and the power of NATO.”