The Defense Industry Manufacturers Association, also known as SaSaD, was established in Ankara in 1990 with the suggestions and support of the Ministry of National Defense.
SaSaD, which started to work with 12 founding members at the beginning, has 122 members as of 2020 and additionally 80 sector players who are in the SaSaD communication network and have the right to participate in association activities. Remarkable members of the association like ASELSAN, HAVELSAN, ROKETSAN, SAHA Istanbul.
SaSaD regularly conducts workshops, webinars and joint studies with its member companies and shares the results of its work with all members of the association, including the members of the bulletin. In this way, defense industry companies communicate effectively with each other.
With over 25 years of experience, PALS has produced state-of-the-art products and achieved a localization rate of up to 92%, together with satellite communication antennas and military communication equipment. In July, PALS became a member of SaSaD and joined the board of directors. PALS wishes to promote its technologies, which have a domestic rate of up to 92%, on behalf of our country in the international organizations of SASAD.