FOREST FIRES, EARTHQUAKE and DISASTER COMMITTEE (SAHA FEDC)
- Purpose of the Committee:
To develop new technologies for combating natural and man-made disasters, to carry out studies to use the capacity/capabilities of the defense industry to prevent and combat forest fires, earthquakes, and disasters and to eliminate the damages caused by them.
- To develop procedures and methods for the use of the capabilities and capacity of the defense industry in the prevention of forest fires, earthquakes, and disasters in our country.
- To contribute to the development of new technologies or adaptation of existing technologies needed in this field.
- To ensure the development of early warning, news, dissemination, warning, and alarm systems at the national level to detect forest fires, earthquakes and disasters in advance and take precautions.
- To develop projects to raise the technological level and increase innovation capability in preventing and combating forest fires, earthquakes, and disasters,
- To support projects carried out across the country for the development of life-saving technologies in natural disasters such as earthquakes.
- To contribute to the regulation and legislation studies to be carried out on these issues.
- To carry out the necessary developmental and transformative studies for the use of various platforms, systems and subsystems produced for defense purposes in forest fires, earthquakes, and disasters.
- To develop domestic and national technologies needed for defense against chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) threats.
- To organize joint studies by investigating the possibilities of cooperation between the public, universities, research centers and member companies on these issues.
- To examine the usability of the studies and/or projects carried out in other committees in combating forest fires, earthquakes, and natural disasters and to ensure the development/transformation of appropriate projects.
- To follow the developments in the international arena on these issues and to carry out studies to keep the level of technological readiness up to date.