Akdeniz University Antalya Technopolis and Turkish Aerospace Industries Inc. (TUSAŞ), the software of the National Combat Aircraft (MMU) will be realized in Antalya.
Mediterranean University Antalya Teknokent and Turkish Aerospace Industries Inc. (TUSAS) with the agreement, National combatant Airplane(MMU) software will be realized in Antalya.
According to the statement made by the university, an R&D area lease agreement was signed between TUSAŞ, which develops space systems such as aircraft, helicopters, unmanned aerial vehicles and satellites, which carry out important projects in the field of defense industry, and Akdeniz University Antalya Technopolis.
The company, which will start its operations with 100 R&D personnel in an area of 1000 square meters at the first stage, is expected to increase the number of personnel to 500 in the following period.
Rector of Akdeniz University Prof. Dr. Özlenen Özkan stated that Turkey has made a major breakthrough in the field of defense industry.
Emphasizing that TAI’s presence in Akdeniz University Antalya Technopolis is an important value for both the university and the city, Özkan said, “Our university and city, which has made a name for itself with its successful works in science, tourism and agriculture, will now be assertive and have a say in the field of technology and industry. ” used the phrase.
İbrahim Yavuz, General Manager of Antalya Teknokent, also expressed that they are proud to bring TUSAŞ, which realizes important projects for Turkey, to Akdeniz University Antalya Teknokent.
On the other hand, it was also noted that TAI will sign a separate contract with Akdeniz University Antalya Technopolis to construct its own building in the Technology Valley with the build-operate-transfer model.
Source: Anadolu Agency / Gülsem Adam