29/09/2015 13:27

ASELSAN Air Defense Gun Systems Scored the First Hit

Starting from year 2010, ASELSAN has developed new gun systems for the low altitude air defense requirements of Turkish Army.

In the final stage of the development activities; systems are being tested in the field and they have scored the first hit to the target drone on 10th of September, 2015.

The firing trial was conducted with ASELSAN Air Defense Fire Control System (FCS) which is designed for effective air defense of military bases and critical assets. During the trial, FCS controlled the 35 mm towed air defense guns – which are also modernized by ASELSAN. Guns, controlled by FCS are modernized for efficient use of 35 mm Airburst Ammunition which is also developed by ASELSAN.

KORKUT S/P Air Defense Gun System, FCS and 35 mm Modernized Towed Air Defense Guns provide effective air defense against modern air threats (cruise missiles, air to ground missiles, UAVs) with use of 35 mm Airburst Ammunition.