Solid Reputation of YDS Goes Beyond the Borders of Turkey, Making Footprints all over the World

Issue 74

YDS is a Turkish company that manufactures technical boots, shoes, textiles, ballistic eyewear, saddlery and tent products in the field of military and security according to international standards.

YDS is located at a facility spanning and area of 100,000 m2 in Ankara and utilizes the world’s highest technologies. YDS is the industry leader producing 6 million pairs of technical boots annually. YDS is ranked amongst the top 500 companies in Turkey and is the only company in its sector on this list.

Through innovative perspective, YDS has started to offer new solutions to military, police and outdoor requirements by expanding its product range in technical textile production in recent years. It aims to meet the requirements worldwide by consistently developing all kinds of textile such as uniforms, cold climate parks-pants, backpacks, ammunition and ballistic vests, sleeping bags, ponchos and tents, the products that it has been producing for many years.

YDS has become one of the key suppliers in the field of technical shoes/boots in the UK with the Goliath brand and its team incorporated in 2003.

Having international certifications such as EN ISO 20345/20347, ISO 9001 and OHSAS 18001, YDS has  exported its products to more than 50 countries mainly to England, Russia, Denmark, Oman, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Mongolia, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Georgia, Azerbaijan, United Arab Emirates and Lebanon.

YDS produces the technical boots of the British army by having won the largest boot tender in the world, on the basis of turnover, opened by the British Defense Ministry.


The YDS Teknoteks Laboratory is accredited by SATRA International Shoe Technology and Test Center.  At the Teknoteks Laboratory quality control of products are tested regularly and continuously through physical and chemical methods according to the technical specifications, European and NATO standards.

YDS aims to be the most preferred technical footwear and textile brand in the world. Have confidence. Nothing is difficult. Step forward with YDS.