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SAGE Exports its Knowledge to UAE

SAGE Exports its Knowledge to UAE

TUBİTAK SAGE signed a contract with United Arab Emirates’ EDGE entity HALCON to train employees in formulating composite propellants. EDGE Group entity, HALCON, which designs and produces guided weapons systems, signed a contract with The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Türkiye Defense Industries Research and Development Institute (TÜBİTAK SAGE) at IDEX 2023.

Under the contract, HALCON will send employees to TÜBİTAK SAGE for training in formulating composite propellants and liners on a laboratory scale. Two HALCON employees will be sent to TÜBİTAK SAGE for a month-long course over 18 months.

Wim Strydom, COO of HALCON, said: “We are proud to be sending HALCON personnel to TÜBİTAK SAGE, a renowned institution with a long-standing history in providing the Turkish defence industry with competitive and advanced technologies, products and services. Over the next year and a half, HALCON’s young engineers will gain invaluable insights from the highly-experienced TÜBİTAK SAGE team and incorporate their learnings into HALCON’s solutions.”Gürcan Okumuş, Director of TÜBİTAK SAGE, said: “We are very glad to establish links with HALCON and to sign our first contract as a service provider. We hope to increase the number of business activities in the near future.”