Border Security & Global Terrorism Conference in Istanbul

Border Security & Global Terrorism Conference, a strategic networking event for security professionals working within Maritime, Airport, Port & Land Border Security was held in Istanbul in March.

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Effective border surveillance is imperative to prevent terrorists entering homeland territory. At this event the participants have been informed about best-practices in container & identity screening and identity requirements to improve current capabilities. Top counter-terrorist units from Europe and Turkey outlined their national initiatives to combat and prevent current dangers.

Detailed presentations gave to the participants insight into:

NATO Mediterranean Dialogue - what are the developments and how to identify future trends?
Black Sea & Mediterranean Security - Understand current partnerships and challenges
Airport Security - How to improve passenger screenings and what technologies are required?
Port Security - Investigate how to enhance container security and port security initiatives
Counter Terrorism - Hear updates from Scotland Yard and the French Gendarmerie and evaluate lessons from recent case studies

56 attendees participated in the conference from different countries covering France, UK, South Africa, Bulgaria, Netherlands and US. Project Leader Mr. Ersel Erçek and System Engineer Koray Akçay from Aselsan presented in the conference as the only participants from Turkey.

ASELSAN provides the best solutions to establish unified homeland security structure with state of the art products and systems for Border Security, Coastal Security, Critical Infrastructure Protection, Urban Area and Community Security, Port Security,Urban Traffic Management, Air Traffic Control, Vessel Traffic Control, Distribution Network Security, Transportation Security, Information Communication Technologies, National Security Management, Crisis Management activity areas to fulfill the requirements of today’s rapidly changing threat situation, and adoptable to the unknown threats of the future.

ASELSAN cooperates with Industries, Academies, Research Institutes and SMEs globally to contribute as a main (or sub) contractor and offers the best structured work for Homeland Security Projects all over the world.