Company

Company Profile

SDT Space & Defence Technologies Inc. (SDT) is a privately owned Turkish company which has been developing indigenous software, hardware and integrated solutions for Defence, Space and Aviation areas since February 2005. SDT’s facilities are located at METU Technopolis Area.

SDT possesses special expertise in Radar-EW signal processing, image processing/pattern recognition, embedded software/systems, satellite technologies and simulation & training systems. SDT is very well recognized by SSM (Undersecretariat For the Turkish Defense Industries) and is also a full member of SASAD (the Defense Industry Manufacturers Association of Turkey).

SDT’s Quality System is established per ISO 9001:2008 and it is certified per ISO 9001:2008. SDT’s operations and products meet internationally accepted engineering, quality management, configuration management and program management standards, among them, there are ISO 9001:2008, IEEE 12207, IEEE 1220, MIL-STD-498 and MIL-ST-973 and PMI/PMPHandbook. Currently, SDT is fulfilling several direct development contracts with SSM as well as development and production contracts with main system integrators.

Organization Chart

Quality System

SDT Quality Management System has been established in order to meet the requirements of ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System, satisfying the customer needs even beyond their expectations. The Quality Management System of SDT is also followed / assessed regularly in order to evaluate its effectiveness and status. The product / outputs and processes applied during the Project Life Cycle’s compatibility with NATO Standards and the related international standards are provided through the constructed systematic and principled structure that enables satisfying the requirements.

Quality Policy

SDT A.Ş., as an organization fulfilling the conditions of the Quality Management System which it has undertaken, has adopted the principles of

  • Performing the processes and practices and meeting the needs of the customers in the most appropriate and competitive manner,
  • Ensuring sustainable growth in the domestic and foreign market with efficient and productive teams of employees and with products/solutions and under integrative strong collaborations with other companies,
  • Ensuring, increasing, maintaining a well-balanced satisfaction of all our interested parties and give confidence to the society with the products manufactured and services developed,
  • Integrated operation of all the intercompany functions with a process approach based on evaluation and improvement and managing with data,
  • Managing the competencies of all the employees within the framework of quality system by increasing these competencies according to needs and being focused on improvement and development constantly with the principle of ensuring that employees are an integral part of the whole through giving importance to intercompany information sharing.

Mission

To provide sustainable, competitive and reliable Turkish products and engineering solutions both in national and international markets by respecting all stakeholders’ interests.

Vision

    Being;
  • a preferred company both in national and international markets due to its designed & manufactured products
  • an efficient and effective company that grows both in domestic and international markets via its cooperation & teaming approach and
  • a company that improves the satisfaction of its employees, shareholders, customers, suppliers and the whole society.

Quality Certificates and Processes

Quality System

ISO 9001:2008

Compatible with

AQAP 160

Software Development

IEEE 12207

Configuration Management

MIL-STD-973

Project Management

PMI Standards

Internal studies for software development & verifications

DO-178B