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Makale

Defence and Aerospace Sectors & Sub- Industry

  SaSaD General Secretary, Mr. Hüseyin Baysak

Issue 44

 

Her critical location where Europe, Asia and Middle East coincide and her proximity to the regions with conflicts and terrorist incidents, a strong army has always been of essence for Turkey for protecting her boundaries and national interests. Having the second greatest army of the NATO, Turkey assumes significant responsibilities within the NATO and supports the United Nations by participating in the humanitarian aid works in the scope of the crises where this organization responses. This concept requires acquiring an international identity and emergency response capability. The asymmetric threats that Turkey goes through also entailed a change in the structuring. As a result, the need for secure, effective, timely intelligence activities and troops with high mobility capacity, weapons/ammunition with accurate firing intensely came to our agenda.