FNSS Continues to Certify its Suppliers

Date: Issue 72 - March 2017

Within the scope of the targets of the Undersecretariat for Defense Industries to develop the integration of the sub-industry with the SMEs in the defense industry, FNSS, which has been certifying the domestic suppliers since 2012, presented these companies to the press with a ceremony held in 2016.

The Supplier Award Ceremony regarding “FNSS Approved Suppliers and the Suppliers that contributed to the production of Pars III 8x8 Tactical Wheeled Armored Vehicle Prototype” was carried out at the FNSS production facilities located in Ankara Gölbaşı on 2 December. The representatives of the Undersecretariat for Defense Industries, the Chamber of Commerce and the press participated in the ceremony, together with the companies that will receive new certificates and the suppliers whose certificates are to be renewed.

Within the framework of 3 main categories, namely administrative structure, quality management system and applications as well as production and operational capabilities, a total of 58 suppliers were awarded with the “FNSS Approved Supplier Company” certificate, which will be valid for three years. The plaques of indigenous suppliers contributing to the production of the PARS III 8x8 Tactical Wheeled Armored Vehicle Prototype, which FNSS has developed in an export project, were presented with the certificates.

Through the “Approved Supplier” certification process, FNSS aims to establish a common quality culture based on trust with its suppliers who have shown outstanding performance and accordingly to ensure zero error in material procurement.