• Turkey's Unmanned "Mini Tank" Enters Mass Production
    Turkey's Unmanned "Mini Tank" Enters Mass Production 2 July 2020
      Katmerciler signed a serial production agreement with ASELSAN for the remote-controlled unmanned ground vehicle. Katmerciler developed the entire platform, including the remote control communication infrastructure of the armed unmanned ground vehicle. The vehicle can be used in reconnaissance, surveillance and target detection tasks. Weapons and all kinds of systems can be integrated into the turret. Thanks to satellite communication, it can be commanded remotely. T...
  • New Generation Criminal Investigation Vehicle for Turkey
    New Generation Criminal Investigation Vehicle for Turkey 19 June 2020
    The delivery of KIRAÇ New Generation Criminal Investigation Vehicle, developed in accordance with the needs of the Directorate General of Security Criminal Department, continues. As part of the project, led by Presidency of Defence Industries (Savunma Sanayii Başkanlığı/ SSB), the main contractor of Katmerciler; a total of 60 KIRAÇ will be delivered, including 20 armoured and 40 without armour. With the participation of Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu, ...
  • Ateş Eye for Greece-Bulgaria Border
    Ateş Eye for Greece-Bulgaria Border 29 April 2020
    The Turkish defence industry continues its activities with firm steps, despite the COVID-19, which makes its impact felt in Turkey as well as all over the world. The land vehicles phase of the EU funded project, which started against irregular migration and increasing security at the Turkish western border has been completed. According to the news of Anadolu Agency, the last batch of Katmerciler Ateş Armoured Border Security System, was delivered t...
  • Current Situation Analysis from SSB
    Current Situation Analysis from SSB 30 November 2019
    The report titled International Cooperation and Export in Defence and Aviation Industry dated October 2019 was shared at the Conference held in Antalya. The study aims to create a sectoral situation analysis in order to prepare the ground for strategy development in line with the 2023 export targets. The study was created with the information provided by 27 companies that realized 95 per cent of the sector's exports according to the data of the Defence and Aerospace In...
  • Armoured Dozer Support to Inventory
    Armoured Dozer Support to Inventory 10 October 2019
    Minister of Industry and Technology Mustafa Varank visited Katmerciler's factory in İzmir Çiğli Organized Industrial Zone. Varank received information about dozers to be delivered to the Turkish Armed Forces. The platform, which provides protection against the most potent mines defined by NATO standards, can be commanded remotely. Varank said that the delivery of the dozers to the Turkish Armed Forces will start on Friday. "Wherever there is a need, these vehicles will be used...
  • Hızır’s First Export
    Hızır’s First Export 30 July 2019
      İzmir based Katmerciler announced from its official twitter account that  it had received a USD20.7 million order from an undisclosed African country. This is Katmerciler’s first export order for the Hizir 4x4 armored vehicle, which will be delivered between 2019 and 2020. The Hizir vehicle recently entered service with the Turkish army. It has been designed and optimized for high performance under extreme operational conditions in rural and urban areas for nine pe...
  • IDEF Special 2019 /From the companies 26 April 2019
    ASELSAN: Moving Forward for Globalisation BMC Aims to be Export Pioneer GİRSAN’s Goal: Introduction and Improvement İŞBİR, the Most Indigenous Generator Katmerciler Seeks Visibility Abroad Nurol Makina Set Eyes on Exports Exporter Meteksan Passed the Test Menatek: Surprise-loving Designer ONUR Mühendislik, Assertive in the Fair SSTEK: An Opportunity Fair, IDEF TUSAŞ’s Giant Sur...
  • Katmerciler Provides Remote Control Multi Barrel Gas Launcher System For Turkish National Police
    Katmerciler Provides Remote Control Multi Barrel Gas Launcher System For Turkish National Police 31 August 2018
    First tests of Remote Control Multi Barrel Gas Launcher System developed by Katmerciler for Turkish National Police were conducted. Katmerciler announced the test from its official twitter account. The project aims to increase the effectiveness of intervention in social events. Remote Control Multi Barrel Gas Launcher System is integrated to Katmerciler’s, 4 × 4 Armoured Person Carrier KHAN. The system was unveiled at IDEF 2017 exhibition.
  • Katmerciler in Dual-Track Race
    Katmerciler in Dual-Track Race 9 July 2018
    Based in İzmir, Katmerciler displays confidence in vehicle-top-equipment as well as defence. The Company basks in the glory of its UKAP, following the success of 4x4 HIZIR. We discussed with Furkan Katmerci, Executive Vice President of Katmerciler, the Company’s vision.  
  • Horiba presents Centaur for Turkish market
    Horiba presents Centaur for Turkish market 18 June 2018
    Centaur' mid-sized multirole unmanned ground vehicle (UGV), developed by the UK's Horiba Mira engineering group for a Turkish defence requirement, was unveiled at the Eurosatory 2018. The lightweight 6×6 Centaur is a variant of the Viking platform and its production is planned in Turkey by Horiba Mira’s Turkish consortium partner, Katmerciler. 3-metre long platform can carry payloads of up to 600 kg and is capable of reaching speeds of up to 40 km/h. Centaur will...
  • UKAP Support To Turkish Armed Forces
    UKAP Support To Turkish Armed Forces 23 February 2018
    Turkish Undersecretariat for Defence Industries (SSM) announced that Turkish Armed Forces will receive KATMERCİLER's 20 Remote Controlled Weapon Platform (UKAP).  SSM has shared video footage of the first prototype of the UKAP on its official Twitter account. According to the information obtained, the technical characteristics of the UKAP changed at some point in the direction of the armed forces' requests but no information was available about these changes. ...
  • Companies Gather in Kuwait
    Companies Gather in Kuwait 8 December 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...
  • Katmerciler Looks for Niche Product to Make a Difference
    Katmerciler Looks for Niche Product to Make a Difference 21 July 2017
    Established around 30 years ago to supply vehicle-mounted equipment, Katmerciler is taking incremental steps to occupy a larger area in the sector. The company participated in IDEF’17 with many new products following extensive preparation for this special occasion. These included; ambulance that operates in mission area, Remote Controlled Weapon Platform (UKAP) and HIZIR Tactical Wheeled Armoured Vehicle, featuring ASELSAN assistance in hybrid engine. We discussed with Furkan Katmerci, ...
  • ASELSAN Signature on Border Surveillance
    ASELSAN Signature on Border Surveillance 7 June 2017
    ASELSAN has signed two contracts with a total value of approximately €30 million in scope of the procurement of mobile surveillance vehicles in order to increase the border surveillance capacity in Turkey and EU borders. Deliveries under the contract signed with the Central Finance and Contracts Unit of the Prime Ministry Undersecretariat of Treasury will be made in 2018. ASELSAN became the main contractor for a tactical wheeled armored vehicle (TTZA) -based project f...
  • 51st Issue Exhibition News
    51st Issue Exhibition News 1 June 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...
  • Turkey's First Hybride Armored Concept at IDEF'17
    Turkey's First Hybride Armored Concept at IDEF'17 8 May 2017
    Turkish defence industry will have its first hybrid armored vehicle by entgrating the electric motor developed by ASELSAN in Katmerciler's armored combat vehicle HIZIR. Having completed its road and performance tests, HIZIR is a 4x4 tactical wheeled armored combat vehicle in conformity with NATO standards with its strengthened ballistic and mine protection. Incorporating the electric motor into the vehicle will allow development of smaller, more maneuverable, faster vehicle...
  • Company News
    Company News 8 May 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...
  • Katmerciler's Armored Ambulance at IDEF'17
    Katmerciler's Armored Ambulance at IDEF'17 3 May 2017
    Turkish defence company Katmerciler brings its armored ambulance for the first time to IDEF'17 International Defense Fair to be held in Istanbul between 9-12 May 2017, along with its 4x4 tactical wheeled armored vehicles. The 4x4 armored ambulance was designed and fitted on the Ford F550 vehicle chassis for first aid operations and patient transport for high-risk areas. The large internal volume allows the personnel to operate on the patient in the stand...
  • HIZIR Is On The Way For Tests
    HIZIR Is On The Way For Tests 7 February 2017
    Katmerciler has published info about its 4×4 tactical wheeled armored vehicle, Hızır. The company was developed Hızır in line with Turkish Armed Forces' requirements.  Katmerciler published an image on the official twitter page stating that it was taken  during road tests .  Hızır has been subjected to road and ballistic tests since December, was introduced to the press in November 2016. The tests are scheduled to go on until March 2017.
  • Fair News 10 May 2016
    ADUNOK-W Landed on Malaysia Indonesia to Receive AS565 MBe Panther Soon AKSA’s Solution for Flat Tyres ASELSAN Seeks Local Partnerships Azerbaijan Demonstrates New Weapons Malaysia Intends to Upgrade Hawks BrahMos too Close to Export WJ-600 UAV Ready to Meet Customers Point Defence from China to Indonesia Malaysia: Denel’s Gate to the Asia-Pacific<...