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​Aselsan has Completed Testing of a 35 mm System to Combat UAVs and Ground Targets

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Göker 35 mm Multi-Purpose Weapon System by Aselsan is ready for duty / Photo credit: Aselsan
Göker 35 mm Multi-Purpose Weapon System by Aselsan is ready for duty / Photo credit: Aselsan

Aselsan has completed the tests of the Göker 35 millimetre Multi-Purpose Weapon System, developed for air and land defence missions. The system is ready for duty

The company conducted fire tests with Göker System. Operational tests and capability demonstration firings of the Göker 35 millimetre Multi-Purpose Weapon System were carried out with Aselsan’s resources and were completed at the Turkish defense ministry's Karapınar Fire Range – TurDef reports citing publication in the latest issue of Aselsan's ABulten.

Aselsan has Completed Testing of a 35 mm System to Combat UAVs and Ground Targets, Defense Express
Aselsan conducted fire tests with Göker System / Photo credit: Aselsan

The Göker System has been designed to prevent the intrusion of air platforms flying at very low altitudes and land defence. As reported, it is deployed in stations at the border.

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Aselsan has Completed Testing of a 35 mm System to Combat UAVs and Ground Targets, Defense Express
Göker 35 millimetre Multi-Purpose Weapon System were carried out with Aselsan’s resources and were completed at the Turkish defense ministry's Karapınar Fire Range / Photo credit: Aselsan

The system uses “ATOM 35 millimetre Air Burst Ammunition” as a power multiplier to provide effectiveness against air targets such as mini/micro UAVs, model planes and helicopters at over four kilometres. The system will provide deterrence against land targets at a range of more than five kilometres.

Aselsan has Completed Testing of a 35 mm System to Combat UAVs and Ground Targets, Defense Express
Aselsan's ATOM 35 millimetre Air Burst Ammunition / Photo credit: Aselsan

As Defense Experss reported, Aselsan was looking to negotiate potential sale of its self-propelled air defense 35-mm gun system Korkut to Ukraine’s military.

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