ASELSAN to unveil KORKUT air defence system on 8×8 vehicle at Eurosatory 2024

Source: ASELSAN, Defence Industry Europe

ASELSAN will showcase its cutting-edge solutions and diverse product range at Eurosatory 2024 between 17-21 June. KORKUT Air Defence Gun System, which is showcased integrated on an 8x8 vehicle for the first time at an exhibition abroad, will be at the spotlight.

 

ASELSAN, Türkiye’s leading defence company, has been attracting attention both in Türkiye and internationally for its expertise and know-how in air defence domain. The company offers state-of-the-art products that provide layered and integrated air defence solutions adaptable to the evolving demands of the modern warfare.

The KORKUT Air Defence Gun System, one of the most remarkable air defence system designed and developed by ASELSAN, is the highlight of our exhibited systems at EUROSATORY as it is showcased integrated on an 8×8 vehicle for the first time at an exhibition abroad.

The system, already in the inventory of Turkish Armed Forces in a tracked vehicle configuration, can be adapted to meet changing operational needs, whether stationary, integrated on a tracked vehicle, or on an 8×8 vehicle. This adaptability allows it to perform more effectively in different geographies and challenging terrains.

 

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KORKUT is an advanced air defence system designed for the effective air defence of mobile units and mechanized troops, featuring a stabilized and unmanned gun turret capable of firing on the move. Equipped with the ATOM 35 mm Airburst Ammunition firing power, which is also an ASELSAN product, KORKUT delivers effective defence against a range of threats including helicopters, aircraft, cruise missiles, air-to-ground missiles and unmanned aerial vehicles. KORKUT Air Defence Gun System provides the following solutions:

  • Twin barrel 35 mm Gun Turret with fire speed of 2 x 550 rpm
  • Effective use of Air Burst Ammunition against Fixed/Rotary Wing Aircrafts, Cruise Missiles, Air-to-Ground Missiles and Unmanned Air Vehicles (UAVs)
  • Automatic Linkless Ammunition Feed Mechanism (ALAFM) which brings the unique capability of loading two different types of ammunition at the same time into the magazine and makes it possible to change the type of ammunition to be fired within less than 15 seconds.
  • Stabilized gun turret for target tracking and firing on the move
  • Automatic Target Tracking with Integrated Tracking Platform including Tracking Radar and E/O Sensors

 

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KORKUT Air Defence Gun System Command and Control Vehicle provides the following solutions:

  • Target Acquisition & Tracking with 3D Search Radar
  • Advanced Threat Evaluation and Weapon Assignment Algorithms
  • Integrated IFF System
  • Coordinated Operation with Higher Echelon C2 Units

 

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