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  • 9th Naval Systems Seminar Started
    9th Naval Systems Seminar Started October 14 2019
    The 9th Naval Systems Seminar, which is sponsored by ASELSAN, HAVELSAN and STM, has started today. The seminar will be held at METU KKM for two days. Many names from the sector will talk about marine systems in panels organized within the scope of the seminar.
  • HAVELSAN Became “Regional Player” October 4 2019
    Months before we enter the new year, defence companies continue their efforts to increase their endorsement in the last quarter of 2019. We talked with Ahmet Hamdi Atalay, General Manager of HAVELSAN, the information and defence company that has turned its direction to digital transformation, about the company's plans in the last quarter, its future targets and the Turkish defence industry. HAVELSAN, which develops software-intensive systems, is in the process of transitioning t...
  • International Radar and Border Security Summit Held for the Second Time
    International Radar and Border Security Summit Held for the Second Time October 2 2019
    International Radar and Border Security Summit Held for the Second Time Organized by the Independent Industrialists' and Businessmen's Association (MÜSİAD) for the second time, Military Radar + Border Security Turkey Summit started today with the participation of Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu, National Defence Minister Hulusi Akar and a number of state officials. Interior Minister Soylu, drew attention to Turkey's security measures need to reduce dependence ...
  • The countdown has Started for TCG Kınalıada September 23 2019
    The fourth and last Ada Class corvette TCG Kınalıada (F-514), built under the MİLGEM project will be delivered to Turkish Naval Forces on 29 September. The ship was laid down in 2016 and landed in 2017. HAVELSAN, one of the companies of the Turkish Armed Forces Foundation, announced that tests of ADVENT war management system have been successfully completed. Tests were conducted in TCG Kınalıada. TCG Kınalıada is designed to carry out mainly anti-submarine warfare and reconnaissance...
  • ADVENT Tests are Completed
    ADVENT Tests are Completed September 21 2019
    HAVELSAN, one of the companies of the Turkish Armed Forces Foundation, announced that tests of ADVENT war management system has been successfully completed. Havelsan's official twitter account said, “ADVENT, designed and supported by the technical guidance of Turkish Naval Research Centre Command and developed by HAVELSAN engineers, network-supported, completely indigenous-national War Management System #ADVENT, has successfully completed all firing tests.” ADVENT, i...
  • Problems for F-35 in Turkey
    Problems for F-35 in Turkey July 17 2019
      S-400 air defence systems that Turkey had purchased from Russia, arrived in Turkey. Missiles, which form the strike force of the system, are expected to arrive by navy soon. With these developments, Turkey, is progressing step by step in the supply route maps previously announced. In other side, the US, that openly opposed to Turkey to acquire these systems, and announced the roadmap as precaution. In the US’ roadmap, priority is given to F-35 aircraft. At pre...
  • Confusion on F-35
    Confusion on F-35 June 26 2019
    The US has released the F-35 roadmap, which is planned to be implemented as of July 31st. Turkey is a Level 3 Partner of F-35 Lightning II Program and Turkey's unwinding is confusing in both industry and operational areas. The United States, the main contractor of the program according to the roadmap, will follow these steps. Pilot and Maintainer Training There are currently 42 students attending F-35 training in the U.S. at Luke Air For...
  • Simulators for Atak
    Simulators for Atak June 25 2019
    The ATAK Helicopter Full Mission Simulator, which will be used to train pilots who will fly T129 Attack and Tactical Reconnaissance Helicopter, was developed by Turkish Air Defence and Software Company HAVELSAN within the scope of a project by the Presidency of Defence Industries (SSB). The Simulator has been delivered to Turkish Armed Forces Command. Because the pilot and weapon system officer is positioned tandem in the attack helicopter, the requirements of these two missions can...
  • Fair News Issue 74 June 3 2019
    Navantia’s Expectations Are High MBDA Means Missile Leonardo, From All Directions Airbus Have Many Options Altay Move from STE Skif Will See Through DÖRTGÖZ BMC’s Strategic Cooperation for Altay Sharp Eye for Low Altitude Otokar Products Transform ASELSAN Flies High Roketsan Catches the Trend TAI Aims for Higher Altitudes New Thrills at FNSS STM ...
  • Strategical Cooperation for Altay
    Strategical Cooperation for Altay May 1 2019
    A cooperation agreement was signed at IDEF’19 for national main battle tank Altay. Prominent Turkish companies joined forces for Altay under the agreement. An important milestone for the serial production of the Altay tank; BMC, ASELSAN, Roketsan, MKEK and Havelsan were commissioned as main subcontractors. ASELSAN will produce fire control system, active protection system, and other electronic subsystems; Roketsan, armour system; MKEK, main gun system and Havelsan will be resp...
  • MLU for Preveze
    MLU for Preveze February 8 2019
    Turkish Savunma Teknolojileri Mühendislik (STM) is to lead the programme for the Mid-Life Upgrade (MLU) of the Turkish Naval Forces Command’s four Type 209/1400 Preveze-class submarines. Under the terms of the contract, signed with Turkey’s Presidency of Defence Industries (SSB), STM will take on the role of lead partner in partnership with Havelsan, Aselsan and Asfat. The four Preveze-class boats were delivered between 1994 and 1999. STM says the four su...
  • Sector News Issue 70 February 7 2019
    Mistral Blows by the Sea Rio’s Airspace Entrusted to SAAB Spain Relieved with Resources Printed Parts for Nuclear Ship HAVELSAN Features 8x8 Simulator İŞBİR’s First Step to Investment BMC Launches “Next 50 Years” Flag Race at Meteksan Sefine’s Business Partnership Model for DİMDEG Internal Appointment at STM 43rd ATAK in the Inventory ASELSAN Back to its ...
  • ADEX Fair News October 7 2018
    Azeri “Tufan” at ADEX Elbit Systems Unveils ATMOS M-46 Howitzer ROKETSAN’s Broad Participation Silent Export Door by İşbir ASELSAN; Two States, One Weapon HAVELSAN Offers Technology Guarantee Solutions are Abound in STM
  • US Businessmen to Focus on Turkey
    US Businessmen to Focus on Turkey October 3 2018
    The American-Turkish Council, which brings Turkish businessmen together with American industrialists and state authorities with the summits held in Washington DC, and will organize its 37th between 22-24 October, will lead US businessmen to Turkey in order to bring together with representatives of Turkish aviation and defense industry. The mission, called Aerospace & Defense Trade Mission will be held between 3-7 December 2018 with the contributions of the US Department of Commerce. In th...
  • Turkey Will Be The Largest Participant of KADEX 2018
    Turkey Will Be The Largest Participant of KADEX 2018 May 18 2018
    The largest participation to the KADEX - International Arms Systems and Military Equipment Fair, which will be held in Kazakhstan's capital city Astana, will be the Turkish defence industry with 22 institutions and organizations exhibiting. The KADEX (International Arms and Military Equipment Fair), which will be held this year with the support of the Republic of Kazakhstan's Ministry of Defence and Aerospace Industry and the Ministry of Defence, will take place in Kaza...
  • Barbaros Under Modernization
    Barbaros Under Modernization April 3 2018
    ASELSAN has made an announcement on the Public Disclosure Platform. According to the statement, a contract was signed between the partnership of ASELSAN and HAVELSAN and the Undersecretariat for Defence Industries (SSM) regarding the half-life modernization of Barbaros Class Frigates. ASELSAN's share of the contract signed on April 3 was announced as 175 million 783 thousand Euros and 457 million 491 thousand TL. Deliveries under the contract will take place until 2025.
  • Defence Export Awards Find Its Owners
    Defence Export Awards Find Its Owners April 3 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.&nb...
  • Pakistan’s Submarines Entrusted to STM
    Pakistan’s Submarines Entrusted to STM March 5 2018
    The contract signing ceremony for the second submarine under the Pakistan Navy’s Agosta 90B Class Submarine Modernisation Project was held at the premises of Pakistan’s Ministry of Defence Production,  with the attendance of representatives from Pakistan’s Ministry of Defence Production and the Pakistan Navy. The contract was signed by General Arshad Mahmood of Pakistan’s Ministry of Defence Production; Davut Yılmaz, General Manager of STM; and Savaş Onu...
  • Turkey, Guest of Honour In AFED'18
    Turkey, Guest of Honour In AFED'18 January 26 2018
    Turkish Undersecretariat for Defence Industries (SSM) will attend the 4th AFED 2018 to be held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia between 25 February - 3 March 2018 with a 217 square meter stand. STM, ROKETSAN and HAVELSAN, will participate the fair organized by Saudi Arabia Armed Forces under the roof of SSM. The Republic of Turkey will be hosted as a guest of honor of the fair, which will be inaugurated by the Crown Prince and Defence Minister to Saudi Arabia, Mohammad Sa...
  • F-35 Bids from Turkish Companies
    F-35 Bids from Turkish Companies January 23 2018
    Undersecretariat of Defence Industry announced companies that which proposed for the linking F-35 Lightning II aircraft to the Turkish Air Force Information System Project. Altay Yazılım, Aydın Yazılım, Havelsan and Milsoft Yazılım are biding companies. Under the program, F-35s will be linked to HvBS with integrated systems. In the SSM statement, it is told that "This program has information system components include a secure connection and the sharing of private informati...
  • 56th Issue Sector News
    56th Issue Sector News December 11 2017
    India is All Smiles with Smart Bomb Ships of the Gulf, Entrusted to Rolls-Royce Cochin Shipyard Will Carry the Torch NIMR Automotive to Supply Turkmenistan's Special Operations Vehicles Berlin Says, "Survivor R" HForce Passed Ballistic Tests Will the US Share "Know-how"? "Tactic-Oriented" Training, Completed New Era in Damage Detection Technology Transfer from Denmark to...
  • Companies Gather in Kuwait
    Companies Gather in Kuwait December 8 2017
    The fourth edition of international exhibition and conference in Kuwait for defence and homeland security, Gulf Defense & Aerospace (GDA 2017) will be held between 12-14, December.  Many defence companies who want to increase their cooperation in the Middle Eastern market see this fair as an opportunity. The US, the UK, Germany, France, Canada, Russia, UAE and Turkey are among the countries attending the fair as exhibitors.  Turkish Armed Force...
  • Post-Grad Study in Defence
    Post-Grad Study in Defence November 30 2017
    Turkey's Özyeğin University was included in the Researcher Training Program for Defence Industry (SAYP). Aselsan, C Tech, Havelsan and Roketsan employees will attend Özyeğin University's graduate programs within the scope of this cooperation; the thesis studies carried out by the students will be structured in such a way as to be realized in the priority areas determined by the Undersecretariat for Defence Industries (SSM). With this protocol signed, the ...
  • HAVELSAN's AW139 Sim Entered Inventory in Qatar
    HAVELSAN's AW139 Sim Entered Inventory in Qatar November 5 2017
    The AgustaWestland AW139 helicopter simulation training center produced by Havelsan for Qatar officially commissioned. Havelsan announced on its official Twitter account that "The opening of the Qatar AW139 Simulation Training Center was held with the participation of Turkish and Qatari Defence Ministers." The Turkish Undersecretariat for Defence Industries (SSM), on its official twitter account, said, "We wish the AW139 Flight Training Center, made by Havelsan, ...
  • 'Kinesis In Defence' In Kyiv
    'Kinesis In Defence' In Kyiv October 10 2017
    XIV International specialized exhibition "Arms and Security - 2017", being held in Kyiv-Ukraine between 10-13 October, opened doors to visitors today. Among Turkish companies exhibiting are ROKETSAN, ASELSAN, Ares Shipyard, BMC and C2Tech. The fair has importance for Turkey in regards to the cooperation opportunities with Ukrainian companies. Undersecretary for Turkish Undersecreretiat for Defence Industries, Prof.Dr. Ismail Demir visited Turkish companies' b...
  • HAVELSAN's Simulator Completed Acceptance Tests
    HAVELSAN's Simulator Completed Acceptance Tests August 21 2017
    HAVELSAN announced that the AW139 Helicopter Simulator Integrated Training Center Project, developed for Qatar Air Force under the contract signed in 2013, has successfully completed field acceptance tests carried out in Qatar. Within the scope of the project, the company has delivered a complete mission simulator, flight and navigation procedure trainer, cabin crew training simulator, debriefing system and tactical control center for Qatar. Having explained the warranty period of the pr...
  • HAVELSAN at Qatar August 9 2017
    HAVELSAN (Hava Elektronik Sanayii-Aviation Electronics Industry) will open an office in Qatar. According to the Anadolu news agency, HAVELSAN is in talks with the Qatari authorities on many issues. Technical training and marine systems, in particular, cyber security, information technology, command and control systems and simulation technology is aimed at the business alliance.
  • 51st Issue Exhibition News
    51st Issue Exhibition News June 1 2017
    TAI, Dazzled with its Objectives Striking Moves by ROKETSAN Simulation Days in HAVELSAN ASELSAN Sets Record after Record İşbir, Silently Moving Forward Giant Steps by FNSS Nurol; Vehicle and Deal Combined OTOKAR Points Out the Tank BMC Takes Firm Steps Forward “Hybrid” Contribution by Katmerciler New Strategy by TÜMOSAN MKEK Keeps an Eye on Yavuz National Mi...
  • HAVELSAN's CubeSat on Orbit
    HAVELSAN's CubeSat on Orbit May 16 2017
    HAVELSAN, a Turkish Armed Forces Foundation company, has announced on its twitter account today that HAVELSAT CubeSat developed in partnership with İstanbul Technical University has been placed on orbit from the space center it was launched. According to the post, HAVELSAT will be on duty for six months. 
  • Company News
    Company News May 8 2017
    AKBA Solution against Live Bombs AlpDefence to Set Up Defence Line at IDEF Alp Aviation Shoulders the Sector ASELSAN Sets High Goals ATEL’s Goal is to Export National Solutions FNSS with Six New Products and a Long-Term Strategy Girsan is Expecting Visitors Harp Arge, Looking For Investors HAVELSAN’s Bold Move in Business Ecosystem Honeywell Looks Forward to TF-X and Regional Aircraft Project...
  • HAVELSAN Brings ATAKSIM to IDEF'17
    HAVELSAN Brings ATAKSIM to IDEF'17 May 1 2017
    HAVELSAN is to bring its ATAK Helicopter Simulator (ATAKSİM), developed to meet the requirements of Turkish Armed Forces, to IDEF 2017. ATAKSİM will be used for T-129 ATAK Helicopter orientation, refresher, emergency, combat readiness, follow-up and maintenance trainings of pilots and technicians.  ATAKSIM Project was initiated in 2014 and is scheduled to be delivered to the Turkish Armed Forces in 2017.
  • Unexpected Farewell
    Unexpected Farewell April 26 2017
    It has been revealed that the general manager and two deputy general managers of the Turkish Armed Forces Foundation (TSKGV) have taken their farewell of the foundation yesterday. Names and their place of duty are as follows; TSKGV General Manager, Retired Lieutenant General Orhan Akbaş; administrative services and deputy general manager responsible for IDEF, Retired Major General Veysi Sunal; Deputy General Manager responsible for financial institutions, Retired Major Gen...
  • 'TCG BAYRAKTAR' Will Officially Be Handed Over Tomorrow
    'TCG BAYRAKTAR' Will Officially Be Handed Over Tomorrow April 21 2017
    The Turkish Naval Forces (Dz.K.K) will supply two Amphibious Ships (LST - Landing Ship Tank) under Amphibious Ship (LST) Procurement Contract by Undersecretariat for Defence Industries (SSM). The main mission function of the vessel wil be Amphibious Operation and Fire Support. BAYRAKTAR, the first vessel built by Anadolu Shipyard (ADIK), will be delivered to the Turkish Naval Forces during a ceremony to be held at ADIK Shipyard on 22 April 2017. The second s...
  • National LST BAYRAKTAR Passed All Tests
    National LST BAYRAKTAR Passed All Tests April 14 2017
    HAVELSAN announced today that all the tests of BAYRAKTAR, the first ship of the Landing Ship Tank (LST) project, have been completed. The First National Amphibious Landing Ship Tank BAYRAKTAR's temporary acceptance was made on 13 April. HAVELSAN conducted the design, integration and testing of the vessel's warfare management system which features high command and control capabilities and is equipped with modern sensors and weapons. BAYRAKTAR was delivered to the Tu...
  • Contract Signed for An-132 Conversion
    Contract Signed for An-132 Conversion February 21 2017
    HAVELSAN, one of the Turkish Armed Forces Foundation companies, and Taqnia Company of Saudi Arabia signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to convert the An-132 to naval patrol and surveillance aircraft. Attended by the Undersecretary for Defence Industry Prof.Dr. İsmail Demir, the signing ceremony was held at ASELSAN's stand at IDEX 2017, being held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
  • HAVELSAN Announcement February 9 2017
    HAVELSAN announced on its official twitter account that the “Software Test Engineering Winter School” has begun. For young people who want to pursue a career in software test engineering, lectures such as introduction to software test engineering, software development life cycle testing, black box and white box testing techniques, and software quality characteristics will be given.
  • New Quests Workshop by ASPİLSAN: Battery Technologies January 28 2017
    “Battery Technologies” Workshop, organised by ASPİLSAN Energy Inc., a subsidiary of Turkish Armed Forces Foundation on December 23-24, 2016 in Kayseri, was the first occasion to bring together those working in this field.  The workshop was attended by nearly 60 participants from TÜBİTAK MAM and TÜBİTAK SAGE Institutes; METU, Bilkent, İTÜ, Erciyes, Çukurova, Osmaniye Korkut Ata, Abdullah Gül and Sakarya Universities; defence companies like ...
  • 'Serious Game' by HAVELSAN
    'Serious Game' by HAVELSAN January 25 2017
    HAVELSAN, a Turkish Armed Forces Foundation company, commenced an Open Innovation Contest on 18 January, 2017, dubbed CIDDI OYUN (Serious Game). With this competition, which is open for both domestic and international participation, HAVELSAN is in pursuit of innovative solutions that would allow game technology to be used in simulation environment. Organized for the first time by HAVELSAN Open Innovation Platform, the application deadline for this competition is 14 April, 2017. ...
  • December Record by ASELSAN
    December Record by ASELSAN December 30 2016
    ASELSAN set another record by closing eight deals in December, 2016. According to the announcement made by Public Disclosure Platform (KAP), four contracts has been signed between ASELSAN and Turkish Ministry of National Defence within December. Chronologically, two of the contracts were announced on 19th December, one on 22nd and one on 23rd December. One of the deals was for Air Defence Early Warning and Command Control Systems (HERRIKS) – Air Defence Early Warning Radar project with ...
  • ASELSAN-HAVELSAN Upgrade for 'Peace Eagle'
    ASELSAN-HAVELSAN Upgrade for 'Peace Eagle' December 30 2016
    ASELSAN and HAVELSAN came together for 'Peace Eagle'. Two companies signed an agreement to jointly provide software update of electronic support measure systems of Turkish air Force's Boeing B737-700  'Peace Eagle' Airborne Early Warning and Control aircraft . HAVELSAN announced the contract today on its official twitter account.