Aselsan Launches the Accurate Electro-Optics Facility

Tarih: Issue 69 - August 2016

Aselsan’s Accurate Electro-Optics Facility, which has been under construction for a long while, was opened and launched with an official ceremony held on 28 May 2016. Minister of National Education Mr. İsmet Yılmaz (former Minister of Defense), Turkish Armed Forces Foundation (TSKGV) General Manager Mr. Orhan Akbaş, Deputy Undersecretary for Defense Industries and Aselsan Chairman of the Board Mr. Mustafa Murat Şeker, Roketsan Chairman of the Board Mr. Mehmet Emin Alpman and members of the protocol attended the ceremony.

Minister of National Education Mr. İsmet Yılmaz made a speech at the opening of the Aselsan Accurate Electro-Optics Facility at Ahmet Turan Gazi Organized Industrial Site District and underlined the fact that they were realizing the opening of a facility with high added value which would be manufacturing products based on information and added that the factory would be contributing to the formation of a cluster in electro-optics in Sivas in the future. Minister Yılmaz continued, “Hopefully, Sivas will spring to mind when the word electro-optics is uttered. Therefore, this should be considered as a step to such an end. I would like to thank all those who contributed to the actualization of this step”.