Turkey to Acquire New Technologies with the Technology Acquisition Roadmap Agreements

Date: Issue 38 - January 2013

Within the framework of the Technology Acquisition Roadmap Projects of the Undersecretariat for Defence Industries (SSM); under the scope of Research Projects on Electro-Optical Sensors and Display Screen Technologies; SSM and Aselsan signed the agreements related to Eymir, Gediz, Kangal and ElmasProjects. Moreover under these aforesaid ones, sub-contracting agreements between Aselsan and Middle East Technical University (METU), Cumhuriyet University, Sabancı University and İzmir Institute of Technology (İYTE) were signed.

The Infrared Detector Technology that enables a clear sight under poor weather conditions and night vision is owned only by a limited number of developed countries and is accepted as one of the most important components of the electro-optical systems.This technology requires lengthy and extensive scientific studies and provides superiority and efficiency to its user in defence area with its applications using the most improved aspects of science and technology.