AYESAS was awarded a purchase order (PO) by Cassidian Optronics GmbH a subsidiary of Airbus Defence and Space on 17 April 2014. The PO involves development and supply of Air Cooled Electronic Rack to be used in submarines. AYESAS scope of work involves design and development of the rack in accordance with Cassidian Optronics requirements, material procurement, management of mechanical suppliers, assembly and testing. The deliveries will be completed within 2014.

AYESAS has already been supplying electronic racks of a water-cooled type to Cassidian Optronics in a build-to-print model since 2012. The new PO for air-cooled racks involves a slim rack design by AYESAS for a 3rd country end user.

AYESAS is a joint venture of Zorlu Group of Turkey (60%) and L-3 Communications of the USA (40%), located in Ankara, Turkey and has around 250 employees. As an internationally competitive Engineering and Manufacturing Service provider, AYESAS offers best valued solutions in air defense systems, advanced electronics assemblies for naval and airborne systems and safety critical avionics & embedded software.