The first 50 units of Samsun Yurt Savunma’s (SYS) Accessory Brand MECANİK’s MO 1 METE pistol reflex sights developed in cooperation with ASELSAN Sivas were delivered on 22 August at a ceremony held in Sivas, at the ASELSAN Sivas facilities. During the creation process of MO 1 METE, the concept design and qualification of the product were undertaken by SYS, and opto-mechanical design and production by ASELSAN Sivas. After finishing the serial production stage, these optics have been delivered to SYS, which will in turn sell the optics under its own brand, MECANİK.
During the ceremony, MO 1 pistol reflex sights produced under the MECANİK brand were also demonstrated for the first time. At the ceremony attended by C. Utku Aral, General Manager of SYS, and representatives from many industry companies; Salih Ayhan, Governor of Sivas; İsmet Yılmaz, Chairman of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey National Defence Commission and Sivas Deputy; Dr. Celal Sami Tüfekçi, Vice President of Defence Industries; Hilmi Bilgin, Mayor of Sivas; Prof. Dr. Haluk Görgün, Chairman of the Board of Directors & CEO of ASELSAN; Osman Yıldırım, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of ASELSAN Sivas and Murat Şahin, CEO of ASELSAN Sivas each delivered a speech.
Following this first domestic launch of MO 1 METE and MO 1, SYS plans to continue its launch activities domestically and abroad. The MO 1 METE with click adjustment can be zeroed in for various models of guns. MO 1 METE’s accuracy is 2 MoA (minute of angle) and is compatible with all pistol models ready to mount micro-optical sights, especially CANİK TP9 METE developed by SYS which entered the Turkish inventory under the Unique Indigenous Pistol Development Project. MO 1 METE can be mounted on pistols without any additional interfaces. It is stated by SYS officials that the product is a first in the world with this feature. It is also stated to be the most compact and lightest micro-optic sight in the world with a 2 MoA accuracy.
SYS created the MECANİK brand for the design, development and sales of high-tech and functional design accessories for firearms of different brands and models in the world. Under the MECANİK brand, besides optical sights;
- Tactical flashlights,
- Ballistic protection equipment,
- Textile products and
- Tactical knives
and products such as these will also be sold.