Canovate Group Contributes to Essential Defence Industry Projects

With 40 years of knowledge and experience, Canovate Group will further contribute to the critical technologies required by the Turkish defence industry with local capabilities

Issue 90 - February 2019


Aiming to transfer its 40 years of knowledge and experience to projects related to national security, Canovate Group has made significant investments in technologies that can be used in Turkey’s border security projects. After a 3-year period of R&D focus, the company revealed Turkey’s first electro-optical radar “PanTher Radar” which is to be used along the border, at airports, in areas with special security requirements, and ports, etc. Similarly, the “DragonFly” color night vision camera was developed for the protection and surveillance of critical facilities and the “Thermal Radar” which provides 360-degree panoramic observation capability and was developed with the support of TÜBİTAK 1501, are included among the electro-optical products that can be used within the scope of country security. The company also conducts studies on technologies which are necessary and also complementary systems for perimeter security and facility safety such as underground acoustic sensors, acoustic detectors, and Terahertz scanners at its R&D center located in the Istanbul Çekmeköy factory. Defence Turkey Magazine had an opportunity to learn first-hand about the successes and future roadmap of the company during an exclusive interview with Mr. Can GÜR, Chairman of the Board of Canovate Group, which is proud to serve its country by relaying its 40 years of R&D experience and capabilities into the defence industry.