Celebrating its 41st year in the market, Aselsan Elektronik Sanayi ve Ticaret AŞ, is a multi-product company that designs, develops and produces high-end products and systems for military and professional applications.
Since its establishment in 1975, Aselsan has become a reliable partner, in the fields of military communication systems, radar systems, electronic warfare systems, electro-optic systems, navigation & avionics, weapon systems, air & missile defence systems, C4ISR systems, naval systems, homeland security solutions and transportation, energy and automation systems.
Aselsan proved its competitiveness with remarkable success in the international arena, with its exports to 63 countries and through active participation in NATO joint research/development and production programs.
Aselsan is organized in five business sectors in accordance with their expertise and technological capabilities:
- Communication & Information Technologies Business Sector,
- Microelectronics, Guidance & Electro-Optics Business Sector,
- Radar & Electronic Warfare Systems Business Sector,
- Defense System Technologies Business Sector,
- Transportation, Security, Energy & Automation Systems Business Sector
All the steps for system development are realized in Aselsan starting from requirement definition and concept study that is followed by design, production, testing and logistic support. Hardware, software, mechanical and optical design are among the in-house capabilities of Aselsan.
Dedicating utmost importance to Research & Development [R&D] activities by allocating 6% of its annual revenue and through its technological know-how, Aselsan has achieved the capability to undertake large-scale system integration projects and develop advanced products.
Aselsan also has the modernization capability of land, air and naval platforms which requires specialized system engineering knowledge and experience. Aselsan’s 41 years of experience is the primary asset to achieve successful integration and modernization projects.
Aselsan sustains its activities in four facilities located in Ankara-Turkey with a workforce of nearly 5.ooo employees of which 2.9oo are engineers. 2.2oo of the engineers are being tasked solely on R&D activities.
Additionally Aselsan finances concept projects by its own resources that would be in need of future requirements like unmanned underwater vehicles or autonomous patrol vehicles. By doing so, Aselsan establishes an innovative corporate identity.
Aselsan has domestic and international participations. Aselsan Middle East [AME] is one of these participations where a Joint Venture Company was established in May 2o12 with King Abdullah II Design and Development Bureau. His Excellency King Abdullah II inaugurated AME in December 2o14.
SOFEX has special importance amongst the international defence exhibitions participated by Aselsan. At the exhibition Aselsan stand has been furnished with state-of-the-art communication products represented by her indigenously developed software defined radio family. Alongside naval systems including stabilized weapon platforms, Counter UAV System, laser guidance and precision guidance kits were also on display at Aselsan stand.