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​IDEF 2017: Aselsan soldier C2 raises the game

11th May 2017 - 07:33 GMT | by Grant Turnbull in Istanbul


Turkey's electronics specialist Aselsan has unveiled a new wearable command and control (C2) suite at this year's IDEF exhibition, which could form the basis of future soldier modernisation efforts at home and abroad.

Aselsan's product, known as Cenker, integrates several technologies on a vest and helmet including radios, helmet-mounted IR and daylight cameras, power management systems and ruggedized off-the-shelf tablets.

In offering a soldier modernisation solution – and concentrating on integrating various technologies to improve C2 – the Turkish company is showing it can compete with the likes of BAE Systems, Rheinmetall and Elbit Systems, all of which

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Grant Turnbull


Grant Turnbull

Grant Turnbull was the editor of Land Warfare International and Digital Battlespace magazines with Shephard …

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