Dassault Systèmes is an Aspirant for TF-X

Dassault Systèmes is an Aspirant for TF-X 29 August, 2017

As time is ticking for the design activities of Turkish National Fighter Program (TF-X) to start, companies are looking for a placement in Turkey to demonstrate their expertise on this subject. Being one of these aspirants, the French company Dassault Systèmes manages to shorten the process of computer assisted design system used worldwide. This requires foreseeing some possible errors and miscalculations. We discussed with Elif Gürdal, the Company’s representative for Turkey, about the system, which has been used for long in Europe. 

C4Defence: Dassault Systèmes is a company, which has been operational for a long period of time. However, its activities in Turkey in the area of defence have only recently gained momentum. Can you please provide a short introduction of your company? 
Dassault Systèmes Country Manager for Turkey Elif Gürdal: Dassault Systèmes was established in 1981 under the auspices of one of the major groups in France; Groupe Industriel Marcel Dassault S.A. The Group, which became renowned and prominent especially for aircraft developed for the French Air Forces, has gradually invested and performed activities in many sectors through the years. Since we were born into this sector, we can say that the defence and aerospace industry comprises a major part of our genes. Dassault Systèmes defines itself as a “3DEXPERIENCE” company; namely, a company of 3D experiences. Our objective is to enable companies to test their planned innovations in the virtual world, before they embark on realising them. Through pioneering solutions, we are transforming the design, production and service support processes of products. Experiences offered by Dassault Systèmes, brings together all stakeholders inside and outside the company, thus feeds the social innovation required for the virtual world to develop the real world. At the moment, Dassault Systèmes creates value for more than 200.000 customers covering various sectorial firms of all sizes in 140 countries.

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