Defence Export Awards Find Its Owners

Defence Export Awards Find Its Owners 3 April, 2018

The Defence and Aerospace Industry Exporters' Association (SSI) 2017 Successful Exporters Award Ceremony and the Ordinary General Assembly Meeting were held in Ankara today.

SSI Chairman Latif Aral Aliş made the opening speech of the ceremony attended by the Deputy Undersecretary for Defence Industries Serdar Demirel, Head of Industrialization Department Bilal Aktas, Head of Export Development Group Asuman Vangölü, and SSI member firms. Aliş stated that the sector has gained a great momentum both domestically and in terms of exports. Deputy Undersecretary Demirel, who made a speech after Aliş, said; "We realized that it was not enough to merely do it, but necessary to make it indigenous." The board of directors of the Association was elected at the SSI 2017 Annual Ordinary General Assembly Meeting. As a result of the voting, Sarsılmaz Chairman Latif Aral Aliş was selected as the Chairman of the Board of Directors. SSI's new Board of Directors and Supervisory Board are shaped as follows:

Principal Members of the Board of Directors:

ASELSAN, ALP HAVACILIK, Bahtiyar Hunting Materials, FNSS, HAVELSAN, Mechanical and Chemical Industry Corporation (MKEK), Sarsılmaz, SS Huğlu Hunting Arms, TAI, ROKETSAN and YONCA-ONUK

The award was given to the successful exporters of the year 2017 in a ceremony. The top three companies that made the largest exports in 2017 were listed as follows:


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