1st INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON DEFENSE INDUSTRY
9-10th April 2015, KIRIKKALE UNIVERSITY
90 assertions in total including 12 assertions from different universities of Turkey and other countries, MKEK (Machinery and Chemical Industry Corporation), 25 assertions from Kırıkkale University, and over 200 researchers and academicians participated in the 1st International Symposium on Defense Industry organized by Kırıkkale University between 9-10th April, 2015 in order to show the not so well-known side of city of Kırıkkale regarding the existence of defense industry corporations to our country, industry and academicians and sponsored by Under secretariat for Defense Industries, Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology, Machinery and Chemical Industry Corporation, FNSS Defense Systems, TAI (Turkish Aerospace Industries, Inc.) and Roketsan. Subject headings of the symposium were divided in to 5 main topics, namely Explosive Chemistry, Armament and Ammunition Systems, Machine and Material Technologies, Design Simulation and Subprocesses.
Kırıkkale University and defense industry started to engage with each other, and R&D works for defense industries and university-industry cooperation gained momentum through this symposium. Additionally, steps to wards new defense technologies were taken through joint projects prepared with the cooperation of our foreign participants. After the symposium, a protocol on Researcher Training Program for Defense Industry (SAYP) has been signed between MKEK, SSM (Under secretariat for Defense Industries)and Kırıkkale University. Moreover, SAYP protocol will be signed with FNSS Defense Systems Corporation as of October, 2016.
Ourgoals as Kırıkkale University, Institute of Science, Department of Defense Technologies.