Defense Industry Vice President Celal Sami Tüfekçi, ASELSAN Chairman-General Manager Prof. Dr. Haluk Görgün and his delegation came to Sivas to participate in a series of openings and programs.
The delegation was first in a hotel in Sivas; It participated in the signing ceremony of the cooperation protocol between the Defense Industry and Advanced Technology Manufacturers Association and Sivas Science and Technology University.
ASELSAN delegation visited Governor Salih Ayhan in his office within the scope of the programs. Defense Industry Vice President Celal Sami Tüfekçi and ASELSAN Chairman - General Manager Prof. Dr. Haluk Görgün was presented with various gifts by the Governor Salih Ayhan in memory of the visit.
Visit to ESTAŞ from ASELSAN Delegation
Defense Industry Vice President. Celal Sami Tüfekçi, ASELSAN Chairman of the Board - General Manager Prof. Dr. Haluk Manners and the accompanying delegation, 1 operating in Turkey's largest OSB and performing the eccentric cam shaft production estas & Eccentric AŞ toured the camshafts. ESTAŞ officials gave information to the guest guests about the production and activities in the program accompanied by the President of the National Defense Commission of the Turkish Grand National Assembly İsmet Yılmaz.
'Armored Vehicle Periscope and Pistol Reflex Sight First Product Delivery Ceremony Held
Sivas ASELSAN Optik Sanayi ve Ticaret Anonim Şirketi, which achieved significant success by meeting the technological needs of the defense industry, carried out the 'First Product Delivery of the Armored Vehicle Periscope and Pistol Reflex Sight at a ceremony. After watching the promotional video about ASELSAN's production in Sivas, Sivas ASELSAN Vice Chairman Osman Yıldırım addressed the participants.
Speaking at the ceremony, ASELSAN Chairman of the Board Prof. Dr. Haluk Görgün, ASELSAN enter that world that makes the most turnover between 50 defense industry enterprise stating, "Turkey in the epidemic process is moving decisively towards a fully independent defense industry. Our national defense industry is growing day by day. Worldwide, the highest grossing defense industry companies took place 7 firms from Turkey. ASELSAN became the first Turkish company to be among the top 50. While enjoying the rightful pride of being ranked 48th, our goal is to carry our success to even higher ranks. With this goal, we will continue to work day and night to meet the needs of our army, security forces, friendly and allied countries in a fast and reliable manner ”.
Produced in Sivas and exported to 8 countries
Görgün emphasized that the lenses produced in Sivas are exported to 8 countries and said, “ASELSAN precision optics, which produces lenses for binoculars and imaging systems used in the defense industry with a tolerance of 5 microns, exports to 8 countries with the success it has achieved in this field. Our products, which are introduced and mass-produced today, are taking firm steps forward on the road to the top in optical design and production. Designed and mass produced by ASELSAN Sivas, our M27 armored vehicle periscope was produced with local and national facilities. "Our pistol reflex sight has been designed completely with local and national facilities," he said.
Presidency Defense Industry Vice President Dr. Celal Sami Tüfekçi stated that Sivas will have more say in the defense industry with successful projects. "ASELSAN very successful institution in Turkey. Of course, Sivas contributes more to this success with the projects it puts forward in ASELSAN. "I think we will be in very good positions in the field of defense in line with the instructions of our President, Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and the target set by our state."
Deputy Yılmaz Those Who Renewed Themselves Protected Their Existence
İsmet Yılmaz, AK Party Deputy of Sivas and Head of the National Defense Commission, said, “The geography we are in has witnessed many nations and states. Nations and states that renew themselves, read the spirit of the time well, have a vision and a goal for the future, have been able to preserve their existence. States that were not strong in military, political, economic, cultural and social terms and that did not renew themselves have collapsed. It is not possible for countries that are not competent in the defense industry to claim full independence and maintain their existence. " he spoke.
Governor Ayhan Sivas Will Be The Leader Of The Sector In Defense
In his speech at the ceremony, Governor Salih Ayhan stated that they are happy because of the good work done in the facility, which was grounded 5 years ago.
Governor Ayhan thanked ASELSAN, which is the source of pride for Sivas's contribution to the national defense industry and its success, and said, “Sivas ASELSAN will continue to produce, contribute to the defense of the country, city economy and employment. Sivas will be the leader of the sector. In the national technology move of our country in recent years, this success rising from the heart of Anatolia and the contribution provided are important. " said.
After the speeches, the guests attending the ceremony examined the completed "Armored Vehicle Periscope" and "Reflex Sight". At the ceremony, 14 armored vehicle periscopes and 50 pistol reflex sights produced by ASELSAN Precision Optik were delivered to the companies.
Following the ceremony, Vice President of Defense Industry Celal Sami Tüfekçi attended the opening ceremony of “TAYFX Precision Optik and Mekanik AŞ”, which was established in the XNUMXst OIZ to meet the sensitive optical needs of the defense industry with the participation of ASELSAN officials, Governor Salih Ayhan and the provincial protocol. Following the speeches, accompanied by prayers, the opening of the Tayfx Precision Optics Factory was made by the provincial protocol. The ASELSAN delegation touring the factory and the provincial protocol received information about production from Alper Kılınç, the company's Chairman of the Board of Directors.
Following the factory opening, the ASELSAN delegation visited the workshop in the Business Development Center (İSGEM), which continues its activities in the 1st OIZ, together with the Governor Salih Ayhan and the provincial protocol, and completed their programs in Sivas.