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Industrial Cooperation Days in Defense and Aerospace 2022 Opens Its Doors

Issue 118 - October 2022

The Industrial Cooperation Days in Defense and Aerospace (ICDDA) event, which has been held every two years since 2013 and will be held for the fifth time this year, will be organized by the OSTIM Defense and Aviation Cluster (OSSA) at the ATO Congresium in Ankara between October 12-14, 2022, with the support of the Turkish Defense Industry Agency (SSB) and the Ministry of Trade.

On the first day of the two-day event, seminars will be held on "The Future of Global Aviation and Aerospace Supply Chains" and "Defense Industry Value Chain from a Quality Perspective", where representatives from Türkiye’s and the world's leading defense companies will address their suppliers with various presentations, including TUSAŞ, TEI, Boeing, Thales, ROMAERO S.A., Aselsan, MKE, Roketsan, Havelsan, FNSS, and Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems. The presentations are expected to focus on the procurement procedures of the main industry companies performing activities in the aerospace and defense industry, the quality and certification requirements they expect from their suppliers, the challenges encountered in product development and serial production processes, the deficiencies and necessary remedial actions, and the creation of a strategy for the collaboration between the main industry, SMEs, and sub-industry, and what needs to be done to establish a common ecosystem.