About Firtina II Production and Delivery
Yeni Nesil FIRTINA (FIRTINA-II) Kundağı Motorlu (K/M) Obüs Projesi kapsamında Türk Kara Kuvvetlerine 6 adetlik yeni parti FIRTINA-II teslimatının 9 Ocak 2023 tarihinde Cumhurbaşkanı Recep Tayyip ERDOĞAN’ın da katılımı ile düzenlenecek bir tören ile yapılacağı duyuruldu. Törene Milli Savunma...
140 T-155 Self-Propelled Storm Howitzers into the inventory between 2022-2027 .
The production of 3 New Generation Storm Howitzers was completed in December 2020, and it is anticipated that 3 more will be completed by June 2021.”
> These first 6 were likely the Firtina IIs with MTU 1000HP Engines.
Therefore, based on this information, a total of 12 FIRTINA-II K/M Howitzers were produced and ready for delivery in 2021 and 2022, 6+6.
There is a delay in the delivery process of the 'Turkish Power Group' consisting of the engine and the X1100™-5A4 Transmission. However, according to the information we obtained in the first half of 2022, the deliveries of the AVDS-1790-9A Diesel Engine with a capacity of 1,200hp were to begin in June 2022.
Within the scope of the agreement, the first of the 53 engines planned to be delivered for 2022 was to be delivered to Turkey in June, while the remaining engines would be delivered to Turkey in batches until the end of 2022.
> The last 6 Firtina IIs were likely with AVDS-1790 Engines. Since BMC Power UTKU will be ready in 2025
140 Firtina IIs between 2022-2027 - 12 that were delivered
128 Firtina IIs in the backlog until 2027 which equates to 32 SPH a Year or 2.5 a Month.
According to DefenceTurkey at least 53 AVDS-1790s were to be delivered in June 2022 and the rest until the end of 2022.
2018 yılında imzalanan anlaşma altında Kara Kuvvetleri Komutanlığı (KKK) için sipariş edilen Yeni Nesil FIRTINA (FIRTINA-II) Kundağı Motorlu (K/M) Obüsleri için bir süredir beklenen 1.200bg kapasiteli 12 silindirli (V12) AVDS-1790-9A Dizel Motoru teslimatlarına Haziran 2022’de başlanılıyor...
With a production rate of 2.5 SPHs a Year, there will be (24*2,5) 60 + 12 = 72 Firtina IIs in 2025
and the second the rest of ca. 70 SPHs would be delivered BMC POWER UTKU Engines.
That would seem plausible. Lets hope they can get it together. This Project has been dragging on for too long.