Istanbul, Turkey – The Turkish defense industry will open to the world tomorrow with the three-dimensional virtual exhibition application XperExpo in an environment where fair and business development activities are limited due to the outbreak of a new type of coronavirus (Covid-19).

The Turkish defense industry will open to the world tomorrow with the three-dimensional virtual exhibition application XperExpo in an environment where fair and business development activities are limited due to the outbreak of a new type of coronavirus (Covid-19).

SAHA Istanbul, the largest cluster in Turkey, moved SAHA Expo to a virtual environment that could not be physically realized due to the Covid-19 outbreak. Saha Istanbul member and ASELSAN company BITES developed Xperexpo for the first virtual exhibition of the Turkish defense industry.

The Fair will open its doors tomorrow and offer a realistic fair experience until April 9, 2021. In the organization, thousands of industry professionals from Turkey and different countries of the world will come together.

XperExpo was developed to physically move every experience and knowledge that a fair offers to the visitor to a virtual environment. “What would it be like if the pitch EXPO, which was delayed because of Covid-19, was physically taking place?”and he answers the question.

XperExpo will meet visitors at the door of the SAHA Expo and give visitors a complete virtual tour experience until the exit.

The Fair will include more than 300 companies including Aselsan, Roketsan, BAYKAR, FNSS, Turkish aerospace industry, one of Turkey’s leading defense industry companies. More than 400 products developed by the companies will be exhibited in 3 main halls, 3-dimensional and close to reality.

Visitors will be able to spend time at the field Expo at any time and as long as they want, without restrictions on a physical fair. Promotional videos of companies ‘ products and services can be viewed and catalogues can be seen.

Going to the desired direction, hall or company stands in the Fair area will depend entirely on the user’s preference. Thanks to the user-friendly interface, transitions, entry and exit to the stands can be easily achieved.

XperExpo, a virtual exhibition app that saves companies and visitors time and cost, will also eliminate borders.

Visitors can visit the fair with a single link from any point in Turkey and the world. Computer, tablet or mobile phones can access the field Expo via the Internet Browser.

XperExpo offers all the features of the virtual fair to anyone who wants to visit the field Expo by registering for free. In addition, users who log in via invitation e-mail from fair companies can request meetings with companies.

The application will provide survey, analysis and reporting, different language support to companies participating in SAHA Expo. Company officials will also be able to access information such as which user visited the booth of which company many times, how long he stayed, whether he downloaded files. In this way, participating companies will be able to reach and interact with their target audience more easily with the analysis done. In addition, visitors can contact the companies ‘ human resources experts and apply for jobs and internships.

At the fair, many new products developed recently in Turkey’s defense industry will also be showcased.

TUSA┼× Motor Industry (TEI), Turkey’s Center for aviation engines, will introduce the TJ 300 and PG 50 engines for the first time at an event.

The medium-range anti-ship missile engine TJ 300 was designed and developed entirely nationally, and the first prototype test was conducted on 25 February. The TJ 300 has the distinction of being the first engine in the world capable of generating power in this thrust class with a limited diameter of 240 millimeters to be adapted to missile systems, while the engine can be used on many platforms.

The two-stroke gasoline aviation engine PG 50 was designed for unmanned aerial vehicles. The PG 50 is Turkey’s first two-stroke aviation engine. PG 50, maximum 50 horsepower and 16 thousand feet altitude produces 30 horsepower is remarkable. The engine successfully flies with the experimental platform.

Firearms manufacturer Sarsilmaz’s SAR 762 MT and SAR 127 MT guns will also be displayed for the first time.

The SAR 762 MT was developed as a machine gun that used 7,62×51 millimeter Mayon ammunition and was capable of fully automatic firing. Of the three different models of the weapon, the SAR 762 A was designed for vehicle mounted (SARP, STAMP, etc.) use, the SAR 762 B was designed for infantry use, and the SAR 762 C model was designed for coaxial use in the Altay tank to the main battle tank.

The SAR 127 MT was developed as a fully automatic and individually firing heavy machine gun that used 12.7 X99 millimeter Mayon ammunition. The SAR 127 QCB rifle, which has a quick-change barrel, can be fed from the right or left. This weapon can be used on air, sea and land vehicles on the platform (steep, STAMP and so on). The rifle has the ability to fire destroyed shots in all kinds of extreme conditions.