Pre-Conceptual Design Phase of the Satellite Launcher System Signed Between SSM and Roketsan

Within the framework of the Satellite Launching Project that started with the decree of the Defense Industry Executive Committee in 2012, development of a launching system that shall place the satellit

Tarih: Issue 47 - November 2013

Within the scope of the Project which was commenced in order to launch the satellites into space in an independent, secure, cost efficient and unrestricted way and aims to support Turkey’s current and potential satellite demands and planned future satellite programs and the sustainability of satellite programs to be planned, first signatures were put by the officials of the Undersecretariat for Defense Industries (SSM) and Roketsan.  

At the signing ceremony held at the premises of Undersecretariat for Defence Industries (SSM), Mr. Faruk Özlü, Deputy Undersecretary, Mr. Selçuk Yaşar, President of Roketsan, Mr.Yavuz Aka, Vice President of Roketsan and officials of SSM and Roketsan were present. In his speech Faruk Özlü, Deputy Undersecretary, stated that the achievements and breaks of the Turkish defense industry were further strengthened with this Project. Selçuk Yaşar, Roketsan General Manager also expressed that the Project had an important meaning for aerospace industry and that they were proud to be a part of the Project. Yaşar mentioned that Turkey’s potential in space is related with this Project and said “I wish an auspicious Project”.