Military Attaches Briefed on “SOM-J” by SSM

The Undersecretariat for Defense Industries (SSM), in a pioneering approach to promote the Turkish defense industry, invited Military Attaches of Allied countries to a detailed briefing given regarding the SOM-J precision cruise missile.

Issue 68 - June 2016

The Military Attaches of Allied Nations were hosted by Undersecretariat for Defense Industries officials to gain up-to date information about the SOM-J cruise missile program, that will be utilized by the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter aircraft developed in Turkey. The Military attaches of the allied nations showed tremendous interest.

Prior to his speech at the briefing, Dr.Celal Sami Tüfekçi, the Deputy Undersecretary for the Undersecretariat for Defense Industries, with asseveration stated that “the Defense Industry has the capacity to not only cater to the needs of the Turkish Security Forces, but also to meet the requirements of Allied countries as well,” noting to the foreign representatives in attendance, that pronounced strides have been made in recent years in this regard.