The arms industry is in constant development due to the rapidly changing market and competition conditions at the global level. With the government support policies recently increased by the Ministry of Defense Industry, it has been adopted as a principle to meet the critical technologies and design capabilities needed in the Turkish defense industry at the highest rate, and it is aimed to focus on original design programs that will be carried out under the responsibility of domestic main contractors. MİLGEM Corvette, Atak Attack Helicopter, Altay Tank, Anka and Bayraktar Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Hürkuş Training Aircraft, Göktürk-1 Surveillance Satellite, Rapid Response Boats, New Type Patrol Boats, National Infantry Rifle, Mine-Proof Vehicles, Airborne Vehicles Defense and Missile Systems were among the projects. It is a fact that qualified technical personnel who can work in this field will be needed for the sustainability of this rapid rise. In addition, since weapons industry technologies require people who can have special and continuous education to work, trained human resources to work in this field are very important.
OSTİM Industry, where OSTİM Technical University is located, is a basin where many small, medium and large-scale companies serving the defense industry are located. In addition, as the university is located in Ankara, weapons, cannons, ammunition, missiles, military aircraft, military vehicles, ships, electronic systems, night vision devices, holographic weapon sights, laser rangefinders, laser sights, hand grenades, land mines are used in the defense industry. It is close to companies that manufacture and trade products such as heavy machine guns and organized industrial zones. Therefore, there is a great need for people who can select, analyze, design, maintain and repair products in the defense industry in this region.
OSTİM Technical University Weapons Industry Technician Program is equipped with the ability to follow science and technology, has analytical thinking ability, can effectively use, interpret and analyze the information learned, respond to the expectations of the business world and industry, and have the ability to work at national and international level. It aims to train individuals.
The language of instruction of the program is Turkish. Depending on the wishes of the students, English preparation opportunities are also offered.
Employment, Business and Career Areas of Students Who Will Graduate from the Weapons Industry Technician Program