Roketsan tests a new C-UAS laser weapon system [VIDEO]

By Defence Industry Europe

Turkish defence industry company Roketsan has conducted tests in recent days of its newly developed Alka Directed Energy Weapon Systems (DEWS). The Alka uses an electromagnetic jamming system and laser technology to eliminate drone threats.

Earlier in December, the president of Turkish Defence Industry Agency Ismair Demir posted a short video of the test of Roketesan’s Alka system on social media. According to information revealed by Roketsan, the Alka C-UAS system is capable to destroy drones with a laser weapon at a distance of up to 750 meters.  It is also capable to interfere Mini and Micro UAVs with the electromagnetic jamming system at a range of up to 1 000 meters.

The laser weapon of Alka system can be effectively used to destroy improvised explosive devices (IED).

 

Turkish defence industry company Rokatsan has conducted tests in recent days of its newly developed Alka Directed Energy Weapon Systems (DEWS). The Alka uses an electromagnetic jamming system and laser technology to eliminate drone threats.
Image: Roketsan.

According to Roketsan, Alka C-UAS system works day and night. It also featured an automatic target detection and tracking system using artificial intelligence-assisted image processing.

 

 

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