He was born in Ankara in 1971. He graduated from Ankara Science High School in 1988 and Aeronautical Engineering of Middle East Technical University in 1993. He completed his master degree at Mechanical Engineering Department of Middle East Technical University on Computational Fluid Dynamics. He started his professional career at Defence Industry Agency (SSB) in 1994.
He served as the Program Manager for Peace Eagle (Airborne Early Warning and Control A/C), Joint Strike Fighter (F-35), A400M, C-130 Modernization, Meltem-2, Meltem-3, T-38 Modernization and F-5 Modernization programs in the Aviation Department and Aircraft Department; as the Process Management Branch Manager in the Procurement Management Department; as the Branch Manager of Advanced Materials, Destruction, Energy and Propulsion Projects in the R&D and Technology Management Department; as the Budget and Fund Management Branch Manager in the Strategy Development Department.
He served as the Member of the Board of Auditors at Teknopark Istanbul, Defense Industry Technologies A.Ş. (SSTEK), Airport Operation and Aviation Industries Inc. (HEAŞ) companies as a Member of the Board of Directors. He currently works as the Vice President of the Defense Industries Agency.
Gökhan UÇAR is married and has one child.
He has been the Member of the Board of Directors of the Turkish Aerospace Industries since May, 2022.