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Turkish EW gets passive-aggressive in Syria

6th March 2020 - 10:00 GMT | by Thomas Withington in Toulouse

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Aselsan’s KORAL radar jamming system has been deployed to northern Syria in support of Turkish operations against Kurdish insurgents.

The truck-mounted KORAL provides electronic support and performs electronic attack. It is believed to be operated by the Turkish Air Force.

Open sources note that KORAL can jam airborne radars at ranges of up to 108nm (200km). The system is thought to be capable of detecting and jamming airborne radars transmitting across a 2.3GHz to 10.68GHz waveband. This covers the transmission wavebands of combat aircraft fire control radars, which tend to transmit in X-band (8.5GHz to 10.68GHz) and S-band (2.3GHz

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