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TURKISH AGRICULTURE TO BE SUPPORTED BY THE SATELLITE LAGARI

With its projects and products in the field of technology, Defense Technologies Inc. (STM) plays an important role in the defense sector. It signed an important protocol with the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry.

Within the scope of cooperation protocol; Turkey’s first high-resolution images provided by the STM, which is micro-satellite developed by LAGARİ, will be used by the Ministry for agricultural applications.

The protocol of cooperation signed between the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, General Directorate of Agricultural Research and Policies (TAGEM) and STM on 26 August 2019; It is an important step in the use of local satellite technologies and defense industry competencies in line with civil public needs.

BENEFITS FROM DEFENSE TECHNOLOGIES IN AGRICULTURAL APPLICATIONS…

It is planned to meet the optical image needs of public institutions through LAGARİ which will be launched in 2020. Following the preliminary studies, The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry General Directorate of Agricultural Research and Policies needed to provide satellite images by LAGARİ will be cooperated. This cooperation also paves the way for the use of certain technologies developed in the defense industry in agricultural applications.

GAIN AN IMPORTANT INFRASTRUCTURE FOR TURKEY…

Speaking at the signing ceremony, STM General Manager Murat İkinci said, “As STM, we concentrate our efforts on technology development in areas that have no precedent in our country. LAGARİ, which we have developed as a domestic product mainly with our own resources, provides an important infrastructure gain with its features. We are proud that our satellite platform will serve the public thanks to the protocol we have signed with the General Directorate of Agricultural Research and Policies of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry today. We will continue to develop innovative technologies that will benefit our country.”

AGAINST AGRICULTURAL STRATEGIES AND R&D ACTIVITIES…

Özkan Kayacan, General Director of Agricultural Research and Policies of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, who expressed satisfaction with the fact that a national satellite system will be used for the benefit of our country, said that images are of particular importance today in terms of agricultural strategies and R&D activities

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