Minister of National Defense Hulusi Akar and TAF Command Level Participated in the Groundbreaking Ceremony of ASPİLSAN Energy AŞ Battery Production Facility in Kayseri
Minister of National Defense Hulusi Akar accompanied by Chief of General Staff Gen. Yaşar Güler, Land Forces Commander Gen. Ümit Dündar, Air Forces Commander Gen. Hasan Küçükakyüz, Naval Forces Commander Admiral Adnan Özbal and Deputy Minister Muhsin Dere at the groundbreaking ceremony of ASPİLSAN Energy Inc. joined.
Ministers Akar, defense industry and technologies in Kayseri has a long experience in the field Turkey's first and may be the only charge "Li-Ion Battery Cell Production Facility Project" has stated that experienced the pride and happiness to life.
Hoping that the facility that will be a pioneer in new generation battery technologies will be beneficial, Minister Akar stated that energy is one of the most basic needs of humanity in every period and is an indispensable resource.
Emphasizing that countries are also in a constant search to provide cheaper energy resources, Minister Akar said, "In today's world where problems arising from global warming and inter-state energy competition are at their peak, the demand for clean and renewable energies is increasing day by day. he spoke.
Noting that there is an intense effort not only to obtain more environmentally friendly and more sustainable energy resources, but also to make the obtained energy easy and long-term storable, Minister Akar said:
“Nowadays, the transformation efforts to make automobiles, heavy duty vehicles and even planes electrified are continuing. In order for these electric vehicles to work and develop, great R&D resources are allocated to the studies on batteries. It can be said that battery technologies are now transforming and shaping the world. It has become a necessity to acquire and develop these technologies, which are of vital importance in the world of the future, with local and national means. Because domestic and national production plays a more important role than ever in this delicate process we are going through. "
Turkey's major industries in recent years, technology and states that R & D performing investments Ministers Akar, "our President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's leadership, including our affiliated company primarily Armed Forces Strengthening Foundation, with the encouragement and support, technology firms, and universities of our locals outstanding efforts and we made significant strides in national production. " said.
Minister Akar, making the best use of human resources, stating that they are progressing on this path with specific designs, “Especially our young generations have become more interested in technological developments. It is promising for the future of our country to increase our youth, who are closely interested in technology, who can think in technological production, and who produce new and innovative works in this field. " used the expression.
MANY SUCCESS STORIES WERE WRITTEN TO GO IN HISTORY
"History and today threats and risks we are exposed to very clearly revealed that Turkey's being strong in every area there is no other choice." Minister Hulusi Akar stated that it is necessary to be a country that can produce its own war equipment and have the technologies needed in every field for the rights and law of our country and the peace of brotherly peoples and the oppressed.
Emphasizing that with this thought and belief, very important steps have been taken in almost every field, especially in the defense industry, with the national technology move initiated with a strong will 15 years ago, Minister of National Defense Akar said:
“Many success stories that will go down in history have been written. Turkey now has a strategic importance to many weapon systems, software and design of a country can develop its own case. Today, we are adding another success to our achievements with the groundbreaking ceremony of our facility. With the commencement of operation of our facility, our country will realize another extremely important breakthrough in battery technologies and will be a pioneer in the technology of the future. "