234 BARRELLED WEAPONS The Turkish defence industry offers high-technology and cost-efficient solutions in compliance with NATO standards to armies in the world, notably the Turkish Armed Forces and Security Forces, in need of various types of guns, mortar guns, infantry weapons and light weapons. The industry, which has peaked with FIRTINA howitzer and MPT-76 National Infantry Rifle, has a vast product portfolio including heavy-barrel and light-barrel guns. In addition to main systems, the industry is also a solution partner for cartridges, projectiles, fuses and ballistic protection systems. It is capable of meeting the requirements of the Turkish Armed Forces and law enforcement forces for barrelled weapons, and it actively takes part in weapon procurement of ally countries. The Turkish defence industry continues R&D activities on new weapon technologies such as electromagnetic guns. It makes necessary investments before public and private sector representativestoconstantly improveitsproduction infrastructure and experience in this field.