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  • Göktuğ Continues Test Flights
    Göktuğ Continues Test Flights 27 September 2020
      The Ministry of National Defence announced Turkey's first air-to-air missile project Göktuğ the test flight continues. The ministry's statement on social media accounts is, "GÖKTUĞ Air-Air Missile Test Flights continue to be carried out by the 401st Test Fleet Command with the support of the 101st Air-Refueling Fleet Command." TUBITAK SAGE developed Turkey's first air-to-air Göktuğ Project. Infrared Image seeker head (IIR) 25 k...
  • New Munitions Image from Turkey
    New Munitions Image from Turkey 24 September 2020
    Minister of National Defence Hulusi Akar and Minister of Industry and Technology Mustafa Varank visited TÜBİTAK Defence Industries Research and Development Instute (Savunma Sanayii Araştırma ve Geliştirme Enstitüsü/ SAGE) today. The video, which was shared during the ministers' visit, also showed new images of Kuzgun ammunition. The Kuzgun Project, initiated by TUBITAK SAGE as an internal project at the initiative of the institution, was first introduced...
  • Turkey to produce N95 and N99 Mask 21 September 2020
    TÜBİTAK Marmara Research Center (TÜBİTAK MAM) announced that they have produced the filters of N95 and N99 masks. TUBITAK MAM's statement says, "Turkey's first N95 / N99 and FFP2 / FFP3 filter mask are produced"  According to the announcement, the laboratory phase of the production of the N95 and N99 mask filter has been completed. The Ministry of Industry and Trade assigned Tübitak MAM to examine the filter after the Covid-19 outbreak. TÜB...
  • Satellite Company might be founded
    Satellite Company might be founded 28 June 2020
    President of Defence Industry Dr İsmail Demir signalled the foundation of new satellite company at the “Outbreak Process and Defence Industry” video conference he attended on June 26. Speaking on the Digital Gündem (Digital Agenda) publication, Demir mentioned the works carried out together with the informatics, telecom, satellite and cybersecurity sectors. Demir, shortly; TUSAŞ, TUBITAK and be established as a joint Turksat, Turkey gave signals of a new satellite company. Pr...
  • New Air-to-Surface Anti-Ship Missile of Roketsan
    New Air-to-Surface Anti-Ship Missile of Roketsan 19 June 2020
    TEI (TUSAŞ Engine Industries) developed TJ-300 medium-range missile engine with the TUBITAK TEYDEB support and conducted the First Start and Presentation Ceremony in its facilities located in Eskişehir. TEI General Manager Prof. Dr. Mahmut Akşit; announced that the TJ-300 was developed for a solution of Roketsan during the event. While giving information about the starting process of the engine, Prof. Dr. Akşit's words: "... we will start with your start...
  • TUBITAK SAGE Develops Attitude Control Thruster
    TUBITAK SAGE Develops Attitude Control Thruster 12 June 2020
    Missile Attitude Control Thruster is critical for missiles and rockets to perform sharp manoeuvres, especially at very high speeds. The equipment, which should provide instant thrust with high precision and seen as an important milestone in the missile manoeuvre control technologies field, is also used for directing missiles launched from vertical launchers towards the target direction. TÜBİTAK SAGE (Defence Industry Research and Development Institute) has added ...
  • Mini Anti-Jam System Developed in Turkey
    Mini Anti-Jam System Developed in Turkey 14 May 2020
    TUALCOM, which operates in the fields of communication and RF technologies with TUBITAK Defence Industry Research and Development Institute (SAGE), developed Anti-Jam GPS/GNSS. Tübitak SAGE and TUALCOM, which develop the smallest GNSS receiver available in the field of navigation systems, have made mini-micro DRONES and small weapons systems resistant to outside signal changes. The system, which operates in GPS, Glonass, Galileo and Beidou bands, weighs 100 grams, alo...
  • Domestic Guidance Kit Test
    Domestic Guidance Kit Test 7 April 2020
    The Turkish defence industry is continuing its decisive steps despite the worldwide pandemic. Tübitak SAGE announced that a successful trial was carried out recently. Within the scope of the tests, the Winged Guidance Kit (Kanatlı Güdüm Kiti / KGK) developed by the institution was released from the 401th Test Squadron aircraft operating within the Turkish Air Force. "TUBITAK SAGE continues to contribute to our national defence industry with high-security measures...
  • First Piece at TF-X
    First Piece at TF-X 30 December 2019
    Professor Temel Kotil, the General Manager of Turkish Aerospace Industries (TUSAS), informed C4Defence about new developments in the Turkish Fighter Programme (TF-X). Kotil stated that TUSAŞ and TUBITAK BILGEM have started to work on the reflection of radar waves from aircraft. Kotil said, “We started cutting the air inlets, we make the first air inlets. We began to work on their electromagnetic reflections with TÜBİTAK BİLGEM. The first air intake is now at TÜBİTAK. We want t...
  • Bozdoğan (Merlin)  Completed First Tests
    Bozdoğan (Merlin)  Completed First Tests 26 November 2019
    The first air-launched test of Bozdağan (Merlin) took place successfully. The missile is developed by the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey, (TUBITAK) Defence Industrıes Research and Development Instıtute (SAGE) under Göktuğ Program. First tests were carried out as surface to air guided missile tests.IR- guided long-range tests from air launch campaign was successfully completed. After the completion of the tests in 2020, the missile will enter the inventory of the ...
  • HGK-82 Became Operational
    HGK-82 Became Operational 11 August 2019
    The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) Defence Industry Research and Development Institute (SAGE), has said HGK-82 (Precision Guidance Kit-82) has become operational. TUBITAK SAGE, announced from the official Twitter account that it is used four times. Kit developed by TÜBİTAK SAGE gives precision and range to classical bomb. The kits are installed on MKEK production of 500 lbs class Mk-82 type general-purpose bombs. This increases the operating r...
  • TEKNOFEST Opens Its Doors For Visitors 20 September 2018
    Organizers of TEKNOFEST are Turkey's Technical Team Foundation (T3) and Istanbul City municipality. The festival will be held at Istanbul's third airport. The festival is planned to hold some technological presentations and competitions. The races will be held in 12 categories in partnership with Turkish companies Aselsan, Baykar, BMC, IGA, ISBAK, Roketsan, TUSAS and TUBITAK. Technological products such as unmanned aerial vehicles, unmanned aerial vehicles, which h...
  • Bozok and SOM-J Passed Recent Tests Successfully
    Bozok and SOM-J Passed Recent Tests Successfully 29 July 2018
    Developed for the F-35 aircraft, the SOM-J and the Laser-guided Bozok munitions developed for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles successfully passed the recent tests. Industry and Technology Minister Mustafa Varank shared from his social media account that the first tests of Precision Guided Stand-Off Missile SOM-J and the Laser Guided Miniature smart bomb Bozok are successfully completed. SOM-J, the variant of SOM for the F-35, developed by TUBITAK SAGE and produced by ROKETSAN, wa...
  • First Trials of GÖKDOĞAN and BOZDOĞAN Carried Out
    First Trials of GÖKDOĞAN and BOZDOĞAN Carried Out 25 March 2018
    TUBITAK SAGE (The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK) Defence Industry Research and Development Institute/SAGE)-developed GÖKDOĞAN and BOZDOĞAN air-air missiles' first ballistic test-firings were successfully performed in Sinop. Within the scope of the test, the performance of the rocket motor without guidance and its ability to cancel mission in-flight were evaluated. By the end of 2018, the missile will be fired at live targets...
  • SOM-J Displayed on F-35 Internal Bay
    SOM-J Displayed on F-35 Internal Bay 7 March 2018
    Lockheed Martin has released an animated video introducing the SOM-J, developed for the F-35 aircraft. Developed by TUBITAK SAGE and manufactured by ROKETSAN, SOM (Stand Off Missile) is an air-to-ground missile. The A and 1B variants of SOM is being carried under-wing of Turkish F-16 and F-4 aircraft. The SOM-J, developed for the F-35, will be carried inside the airframe to maintain the low radar signature (stealthiness) of the aircraft. Lockheed Martin described the use of SOM-J in...
  • Turkish APS Passed Trials
    Turkish APS Passed Trials 5 March 2018
    Turkish Undersecretary for Defence Industries Prof İsmail Demir has announced on his official Twitter account that Akkor Pulat active protection system (APS) has successfully completed trials. Demir added that "The system that will be integrated on our tanks serving in the Olive Branch (Zeytin Dalı) Operation will be used on the battlefield for the first time in the world." Akkor Pulat active protection system was jointly developed by ASELSAN and TUBITAK SAGE. Akkor will provid...
  • New Step In Thermobaric Munition
    New Step In Thermobaric Munition 31 January 2018
    TÜBİTAK SAGE's thermobaric munition production phase, which was unveiled in IDEF'17, is being carried a step further. When the work is completed, the Machinery and Chemical Industry Corporation (MKEK) will begin production of thermobaric explosive mass production. At the R&D projects signing ceremony of the Undersecretariat for Defence Industries (SSM) on 26 January, a new phase was reached in the Thermobaric Explosive Development (TENDÜREK) Project for Warheads.
  • Deal Inked on National Defence System
    Deal Inked on National Defence System 16 January 2018
    ASELSAN today issued a contract announcement on the development of a national long-range defence system. According to the announcement, a national long-range defence system project contract was signed between partnership ASELSAN, ROKETSAN, TUBITAK SAGE and the Undersecretariat for Defence Industries on January 15th. Under the contract, the share of ASELSAN is 869 million 13 thousand 861 TL and 279 million 257 thousand 600 Euros, while deliveries will be realized in 2021. Turkey, whi...
  • Indigenous Guidance Kit in Mass Production
    Indigenous Guidance Kit in Mass Production 5 December 2017
    The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey, Defence Industry Research and Development Institute (TUBITAK SAGE) announced that it has begun mass production of the Wing Assisted Guidance Kit (Kanatlı Güdüm Kiti/KGK), which was developed to provide guidance and extended range capability to unguided general purpose bombs. The unveiling ceremony of the Wing Assisted Guidance Kit weapon system, developed and produced indigenously, was held at TUBITAK. ...
  • Seven Contracts in One Go
    Seven Contracts in One Go 11 May 2017
    ASELSAN has signed 7 different agreements on the second day of IDEF 2017 International Defence Industry Fair. Within the scope of the Memorandum of Understanding signed with ANTONOV company, ASELSAN will work together with the company to produce avionics systems and special mission equipments for AN-148 family. TUBITAK BILGEM and ASELSAN signed two different contracts covering development of three algorithms for ASELSAN's radar systems, and the use of National Rea...
  • STAMP-2, Ready For Duty
    STAMP-2, Ready For Duty 3 May 2017
    ASELSAN has announced that its new product, developed with support of TUBITAK, STAMP-2 is ready for duty now. ASELSAN has exported its Remote Controlled Weapon Systems (RCWS) to 11 different country and delivered more than a thousand systems worldwide. The first member of the company's RCWS family, STAMP system, will be displayed in its newest design at IDEF 2017 for the first time. STAMP-2 is equipped with advanced features such as automatic target detection and ...
  • National Operating System for SARP
    National Operating System for SARP 21 April 2017
    TUBITAK's nationally developed Real-Time Operating System has been integrated into ASELSAN National Mission Computer to meet all functionality and performance requirements of the National Firearms Control Software and the SARP Remote Controlled National Weapon System. The National Real-Time Operating System (GIS), which was developed within the scope of a memorandum of understanding signed between ASELSAN and TUBITAK in 2015, will be exhibited at the IDEF 2017 fair to be held in May....
  • Wing Validity from MSB
    Wing Validity from MSB 18 February 2017
    The Turkish Ministry of National Defence announced yesterday that it was continuing its testing of the Winged Guidance Kit on its official twitter account. The MK83 and MK82 are integrated with air-to-ground general-purpose bomb, which can increase the range of the bomber to 100 km and increase the hit rate. The Winged Guidance Kit, which is expected to enter the inventory this year, was developed by Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey TUBITAK SAGE (Defence of Industr...
  • ASPILSAN's Workshop Concluded
    ASPILSAN's Workshop Concluded 23 December 2016
    The "Battery Technology Workshop" organized in Kayseri by one of the Turkish Armed Forces Foundation (TSKGV) companies, ASPILSAN, was concluded. Attended by The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) Marmara Research Center and TUBITAK Defense Industries Research and Development Institute; METU, Bilkent, ITU, Erciyes, Cukurova, Osmaniye Korkut Ata, Abdullah Gül and Sakarya Universities; ASELSAN, ROKETSAN, TAI, Yiğit ...
  • Battery Workshop by ASPILSAN
    Battery Workshop by ASPILSAN 23 December 2016
    One of the Turkish Armed Forces Foundation (TAFF) companies, military battery manufacturer ASPILSAN held a 'Battery Technologies Workshop' in Kayseri. The workshop was attended by The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) Marmara Research Center and TUBITAK Defense Industries Research and Development Institute, METU, Bilkent, ITU, Erciyes, Cukurova, Osmaniye Korkut Ata, Abdullah Gül and Sakarya Universities, ASELSAN, ROKETSAN, ...
  • Technology Support to Azerbaijan by HAVELSAN
    Technology Support to Azerbaijan by HAVELSAN 8 December 2016
    Turkish defence and informatics state-owned company HAVELSAN signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology Of Republic Of Azerbaijan, announced today. Together with the Software Technologies Research Institute (BILGEM) of Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK), HAVELSAN will collaborate with Azerbaijan regarding the development of Intelligence Calculation Center’s Public Key Infrastructure for the next...
  • TUBITAK - HAVELSAN COOPERATION
    TUBITAK - HAVELSAN COOPERATION 22 September 2016
    TUBITAK and HAVELSAN has signed a protocol to dissaminate the usa of PARDUS operating system, which has been developed by TUBITAK in 2003. Primary target group to use the system is the companies associated with Turkish Armed Forces Foundation, Undersecreteriat for Defence Industries, Turkish Armed Forces subsidiaries and the Ministry of National Defence. The protocole was signed by General Manager Ahmet Hamdi Atalay on behalf od HAVELSAN and institute manager of ULAKBIM  Mehmet Mirat Sat...
  • Missile Searchers by TUBITAK SAGE
    Missile Searchers by TUBITAK SAGE 7 September 2016
    Turkey's TUBITAK Defence Industry Research and Development Institute’s (SAGE) "Searcher Technology Development and Testing Centre" has opened today. SAGE's Five-Axis Simulator Infrastructure allows testing in a single run 6 thousand different scenarios that can be done with the air platform at about the same cost. After the test on the simulation with the newly developed searchers, a close-to-reality idea can be formed and subsequently, the developed system connects to...