President of the Presidency of Defense Industry Prof., who came to Kayseri to make various visits. Dr. İsmail Demir and the accompanying delegation visited ASPİLSAN Energy.
Examining the domestic and national capabilities in the Defense Industry on-site, President of the Presidency Defense Industry Prof. Dr. In his statement regarding his visit to ASPİLSAN Energy, İsmail Demir stated the importance of raising awareness for this sector in order to reduce foreign dependency in the defense industry.
Emphasizing that the production made with domestic and national resources is of critical importance, Demir said, “The growth of the ecosystem in the defense industry is very valuable. ASPİLSAN Energy, one of the companies of the Turkish Armed Forces Foundation, is the only company operating in our country in the field of battery technologies, which have strategic importance in the defense industry. ASPİLSAN Energy has taken the most important step in battery production in Turkey. ASPİLSAN Energy has succeeded in making it use more advanced technology by including the university in battery production technology. This is a journey in battery production technology, we have taken the first step with ASPİLSAN. This journey will continue with great energy and will progress with much bigger steps. Kayseri industry needs to look at this sector more carefully. Although we are at the beginning of the road, we have taken the first step and achieved an important breakthrough.
In this context, ASPİLSAN Energy, which feeds the domestic and national production attack with its various products in meeting the energy needs of the defense industry in our country, has accelerated its R&D activities even more. Turkish engineers at ASPİLSAN Energy carry out valuable work in order to develop our defense industry and reduce our dependence on foreign sources. I congratulate ASPİLSAN Energy for its work that creates added value for our country.” used the phrases.
The visit ended after ASPİLSAN Energy General Manager Ferhat Özsoy's informative presentation on new works and a tour of the facility.