The third of the SAHA EXPO Defense Aerospace Industry Fair had been held in Istanbul between the 25-28 of October. 83 companies from abroad attended the show as exhibitors. 137 foreign companies visited the show for making contact with the defence industry companies. Besides the biggest Turkish Defence companies like Aselsan, Havelsan, Tüsaş, Tai, Roketsan and Baykar 550 different Turkish companies attended the show as exhibitors and visitors. PALS Elektronik who is the subcontractor of Aselsan and SSB had been also attended the show as the exhibitor and a member of the SAHA Istanbul Defense, Aviation and Space Cluster.
Being a partner of Kratos Defence and Security Solutions, Evertz and DNI Defence & Innovations, PALS also represented those brands along with these companies’ authorities and had many fruitful meetings with national and international visitors who had planned the meetings more than 6 months ago.
During the Exhibition, PALS had been awarded by Aselsan and KOSGEB according to R&D, P&D and Innovation Support Programme. This programme aims the development of nationalized critical technologic products. 80 Companies with their 80 innovative products had been nominated and only 13 of them had been awarded. PALS CEO Ahmet Sucu got the award from Turkish Industry and Technology Minister Mustafa Varank. Due to R&D capabilities PALS had been also supported by Tübitak many times in the past. Tübitak President Hasan Mandal visited the PALS booth and was informed by PALS CEO about the latest PALS products which are nationalised in different ratios which starts from %62 up to %92.