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İLTAREN, which carries out research in the field of Electronic Warfare (EW); While conducting studies on Electronic Support Technologies, Electronic Attack Technologies and Electronic Warfare Databases, he also carries out projects on the development of Hardware Conversion Laboratories, Modeling and Simulation Software Infrastructures, Test and Measurement Infrastructures and Embedded Systems. ILTAREN, which also develops infrastructure studies for the production of synthetic RF and IR environments, carries out the tasks of conducting scientific research in the relevant fields of activity.

To Electronic Support Technologies
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Impact Analysis Prototype System

With the prototype system consisting of components with various processing capabilities, the Electronic Support (ED) System has been developed, which calculates the parameters of the surrounding radars and presents them to the operator's information. Having the capabilities of a typical ED system, rapid guided missile detection can also be performed in the prototype intense operational environment. The emitter identification process has the ability to enter central and operator-specific data. With the contact recording features, contact records are instantly matched with GPS and CAYRO data. It can create a contact file for analysis purposes.

Radar Identification Processor

Radar Identification Processor (RIP), implemented on the FPGA, can calculate RF, PRI, SCAN parameters with high performance in an intense operation environment.
Although the processing power is significantly higher than RIP standard ED systems, it has lower power consumption than these systems. RIP can find application in both air and naval platforms.

To Electronic Attack Technologies
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Concept Display Systems (KGS) are being developed to analyze the effectiveness of various Electronic Attack (ET) techniques. For example, a recently developed system in this context offers the opportunity to apply effective ET against modern search and tracking radars that are resistant to electronic jamming and deception to investigate the applicability of new generation ET techniques. Features of KGS:
  • Narrowband high power electronic attack capability,
  • Ability to apply ET to the desired direction with narrow beam dish antennas,
  • DRFM based advanced technique generator,
  • Very low latency
  • Ability to find threat direction and polarization,
  • Target tracking with camera,
  • Polarization change in receiving and transmitting antennas,
  • Being able to be used as stationed on land or sea platforms,
  • To be able to apply different mixing and deception techniques and compound techniques.
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Electronic Warfare Databases
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Development of Electronic Warfare Data Management Systems

Command-enabled and joint EH databases are being developed for data entry, data update and analysis purposes. Thanks to these EH Data Management Systems, a threat identified by any ED system can be used jointly by other ED systems, thus enabling continuous development and improvement of existing EH data.

F16-PFMG (F16 Pre Flight Message Generator) Software

In order to increase the survivability of F-16 warplanes, the F-16 PFMG Software, which is used in the preparation of the Mission Data File, was developed so that they can recognize the threats they may be exposed to during their mission and apply the most appropriate countermeasures to fend off these threats. The Electronic Warfare Database of the Turkish Armed Forces was created.

Hardware Conversion Laboratories

Hardware Conversion Laboratories are being developed to analyze the performance of various systems operating in the RF and IR bands related to our fields of activity in the context of different environmental conditions and scenarios. Studies on the analysis are planned to continue.

Modeling and Simulation Software
Development of Infrastructures


Concentrating on software that will form the basis of comprehensive modeling and simulation applications, the Institute provides a simulation engine that allows simulation models to combine and work together in a modular and hierarchical manner, 3D environment and virtual scene creation and management infrastructure in various bands, geographic information management layer, data validation and rule. has created an integrated application development environment such as an application engine.


SIMA - Simulation Modeling Infrastructure

SIMA is an infrastructure software that allows the simulation model of a complex system to be created and run with a modular and hierarchical architecture. By providing a software layer independent of the system to be modeled, SIMA aims to prevent unnecessary coding repetitions in simulation applications, thus minimizing software development time and workforce.

KODO - Code Generator

Code Generator (KODO) is a software development utility that enables the automatic generation of data structures to be used in the definition of simulation models. During the simulation study, in order for the data to flow between the simulation layers in accordance with the constraints defined in the information space, both the data structures to be used in all layers must be defined in accordance with the types defined in the information space and the transformation and transfer functions must be implemented. This process is complex, time-consuming and repetitive in nature. By providing a declarative interface, KODO automatically generates the required class definitions and conversion code in C++ and C# languages for simple or complex data types specified in a KODO-specific XML document. KODO has been produced as a "Visual Studio Add-in" that can be integrated into the Microsoft Visual Studio environment as a menu option for ease of use.

STAGE - 3D Environment Visualization Infrastructure

The main goal of Scene is to provide a library that provides the application developer with standard functions such as the display and control of three-dimensional objects, realistic visualization of the virtual environment and camera control in simulation applications or other applications involving three-dimensional representation.

İLTAREN GIS - Geographical Information System Infrastructure Library

The main function of ILTAREN GIS is to provide a middle layer that facilitates data access, display and querying needed in the development of application software with GIS functionality.


Development of Test and Measurement Infrastructures


Fixed and mobile test and measurement laboratories are being developed to ensure that open field test and measurement activities are carried out in order to analyze the performances of various systems operating in the RF and IR band related to our fields of activity in the context of different environmental conditions and scenarios.

RF and Infrared Measurement Systems

A system developed to measure the IR traces of aerial and land platforms and decoys such as heat flares, and two different recording systems that can be used in RF and IR bands have been developed for recording and playback of signals in RF, IF and video tapes. Both systems can be used mobile by placing them in a Panelvan type minibus specially designed for its components.


Development of Embedded Systems


At İLTAREN, concept development studies are carried out for systems that fall under the scope of advanced technology, and prototype systems are developed for some new concepts that have been identified. In this context, prototypes of various electronic attack (ET) and electronic support (ED) systems have been successfully developed and a much more competent engineer group has been trained in our fields of activity. In addition, card design and prototype production activities are carried out for critical hardware components that can be used in more than one system.

Synthetic RF/IR Scene/Environment


In algorithm development studies of RF and IR systems, system/software and performance tests and efficiency analyzes of applied ET techniques; The scene perceived by these systems has to be produced synthetically. The infrastructure for the production of synthetic RF and IR environments is being developed at İLTAREN.

The RF Scene detected by RF systems is created in accordance with the scenario, taking into account the RF system-specific parameters and environmental conditions. Clutter calculations for active RF systems are also performed.

IR Scene detected by IR systems; IR system-specific parameters are created in accordance with the scenario, taking into account the material properties and environmental conditions used in the creation of the IR traces of the platforms. In this direction, it is planned to update the real-time IR Stage generator, which is currently developed for surface platforms at İLTAREN, for air and land platforms.

In order to meet the different needs of the stage producer, work continues on model development, verifying IR trace values with measurements, developing new measurement methods and ensuring interoperability with internationally accepted third-party software. Similarly, hardware interface development studies are ongoing that will enable the IR Stage generator to work with various hardware.


(SGE) Cyber Security Institute

The Cyber Security Institute, which was established to carry out studies to increase the national cyber security capacity, carries out research and development activities in the field of cyber security; carries out solutions-oriented projects for military institutions, public institutions and organizations and the private sector.

The main fields of activity of our institute, which has made a significant contribution to the creation of cyber security knowledge and tactical infrastructure in our country with many successful projects to date, are secure software development, penetration tests and vulnerability analysis.

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(IZE) Artificial Intelligence Institute

Artificial Intelligence Institute is the first institute established within the scope of TUBITAK centers and institutes, which cuts the sectors and research fields horizontally and focuses directly on the emerging technology field. For this reason, it constitutes an innovative model in terms of both the open innovation and co-development approach of the institute and its focus on emerging technology.

Artificial Intelligence Institute aims to develop core technologies in the field of artificial intelligence and bring these innovations from the forefront of science to the use of the industry as soon as possible. Focusing on the transformative potential of artificial intelligence, it will continue to play its part in pioneering efforts to create and sustain artificial intelligence-based innovation, growth and productivity in Turkey. Working with industry and public institutions in Turkey, together with other organizations within the artificial intelligence ecosystem, spreading the use of artificial intelligence and increasing the workforce specialized in this field are among its primary goals.


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TÜBİTAK BİLGEM builds its basic strategy for the future on qualified knowledge and qualified people focused on national targets in the research, technology development and innovation ecosystem.

Starting from the understanding that "the most important resource of a country is generally people, specifically scientists," TÜBİTAK encourages and supports our youth from an early age. In this context, providing young minds with early exposure to technology production is crucial for the success of our National Technology Move. Accordingly, TÜBİTAK BİLGEM offers internship opportunities to undergraduate students from universities every year.

You can follow internship announcements and submit your applications through the Career Gateway at

You can access frequently asked questions about internships at TÜBİTAK BİLGEM from here. 

Application Conditions
  • Students enrolled in undergraduate (2nd year and above) and associate degree programs in departments offering education in universities and conducting insurance procedures through the higher education institution to which they are affiliated can benefit from the internship opportunity.
  • For undergraduate and associate degree students, a minimum Weighted Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.50 out of 4 is required. The GPA of candidates with a 100-point system is converted to a 4-point system based on the "Conversion Table of Grades from the 4-Point System to the 100-Point System" published by the Higher Education Council.
  • There is no requirement for a foreign language certificate during the internship application process.
  • Students enrolled in departments such as Forensic Computing Engineering, Computer Sciences, Computer Science and Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer and Informatics, Computer and Software Engineering, Information Systems Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Control Engineering, Control and Computer Engineering, Control and Automation Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Telecommunication Engineering, or Software Engineering in universities can apply for internships.

Internship applications are accepted between December and January, and the internship period covers June, July, and August.



Scholar assignments are made for research and development activities for undergraduate, master's, doctoral students, and post-doctoral researchers. In our center, scholars are appointed for practical purposes in externally funded, TARAL, or European Union projects.

You can contact us via the email address to apply to be a scholar.
Application Conditions

(1) The conditions for undergraduate scholars in externally funded projects conducted by the institution are specified below:

  •  Being a student continuing undergraduate education at higher education institutions established in Turkey (excluding foreign language preparatory students).
  • Having a weighted cumulative GPA for previous years, excluding preparatory years, based on the university's grading system, which satisfies the formula score and foreign language requirements in the recruitment criteria.
  • Completing at least the first semester of the first year of undergraduate education.
  • Having a GPA of "+3.00" and a University Placement Exam Ranking of "10,000 ≥" for undergraduate general average.
  • For foreign students placed in Turkish universities without taking the ÖSYM exam or for those who completed undergraduate education through exams such as Vertical Transfer Exam, the lowest university placement ranking of the department from the year the candidate started the undergraduate program is considered in the ranking formula.

(2) The conditions for master's degree scholars in externally funded projects conducted by the institution are specified below:

  • Being a student continuing master's degree education at higher education institutions established in Turkey (excluding special students and foreign language preparatory students).
  • Currently pursuing a master's degree in the project's field of responsibility.

(3) The conditions for doctoral students in externally funded projects conducted by the institution are specified below:

  • Being a student continuing doctoral education at higher education institutions established in Turkey (excluding special students and foreign language preparatory students).
  • Currently pursuing a doctorate in the project's field of responsibility or conducting a doctorate in areas determined within the framework of the YÖK-TÜBİTAK Doctoral Program Project Collaboration Protocol. (Students in medical specialization and artistic proficiency are accepted as doctoral students.)

Candidate Researcher

Students in the 3rd and 4th years of relevant engineering departments at universities can apply to our Part-Time Candidate Researcher positions through our Job Application System at By doing so, they can gain work experience at TÜBİTAK BİLGEM during their university years.

This program does not have an end date. Candidate Researcher personnel working part-time during their university period can seamlessly transition to full-time employment as Researcher personnel at TÜBİTAK BİLGEM without interrupting their career journey after graduating from the undergraduate program.

Application Conditions

Conditions for the Candidate Researcher Program:

  • Being a 3rd or 4th-year student in the relevant departments specified in the announcements at universities.
  • Foreign language proficiency: Achieving appropriate scores in the exam types specified in the announcement or studying in a program that is 100% in English for undergraduate education.
  • Satisfying the formula score:

Weighted Graduation Average + (10,000/University Placement Exam Ranking) + Additional Score* >= 3.20

*Candidates who have achieved rankings and awards in national and international competitions will receive an additional score of 0.3.



By joining TÜBİTAK BİLGEM as a Researcher, you can contribute to developments in the fields of information technology, information security, and advanced electronics. You'll have the opportunity to make your mark on innovations, closely follow advancements, enhance your skills, and shape your future by advancing in your career.

You can apply to our currently open positions through the TÜBİTAK Job Application System .

Application Conditions

Conditions for Job Application:

  • Foreign language proficiency: Attaining appropriate scores in the exam types specified in the announcement or studying in a program that is 100% in English for undergraduate education.
  • Fulfilling specific requirements stated in the announcement (such as undergraduate department, years of experience, expertise, etc.).
  • Satisfying the formula score:

For Candidates with Less than 3 Years of Experience:

Weighted Graduation Average + (10,000 / University Placement Exam Ranking) + Additional Score* >= 3.20


For Candidates with 3 Years and More of Experience:

Weighted Graduation Average + (10,000 / University Placement Exam Ranking) + 5*[1 / (1 + e^(5 - years of experience) ) ] + Additional Score* >= 3.20

*Candidates who have achieved rankings and awards in national and international competitions will receive an additional score of 0.3.


MILSEC 4 - Secure IP Terminal


While the MİLSEC-4 terminal offers an up-to-date solution for next-generation secure communication (voice, data and video) in IP networks, it provides an uninterrupted communication service by maintaining the compatibility of secure voice communication in PSTN networks with PSTN secure phones in use.

Configuration, surveillance and software update processes of MILSEC-4 terminals are carried out securely remotely using the Security Management Center (GYM). MİLSEC-4 terminal is capable of IP Network Key Loading (IPAAY) through secure communication with GYM without the need for an additional device.

MİLSEC-4 terminals are interoperable with MİLSEC-1A and MİLSEC-2 phones and offer the opportunity to replace MİLSEC-1A and MİLSEC-2 phones without interruption in the gradual transformation of PSTN networks to next generation IP networks.


  • End-to-end secure voice communication in PSTN networks
  • End-to-end secure voice, image and data transmission in IP networks
  • NATO SCIP compliance on IP networks
  • Compatibility with commercial SIP products
  • Interoperability with MILSEC1A and MILSEC2 secure phones
  • National and AES crypto algorithms
  • Remote software update
  • Easy operation with touch screen

It is subject to the sales license to be given by the Ministry of National Defense.