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Air defence boost for Turkey

20th March 2017 - 10:37 GMT | by Tim Fish in London


The air defence capability of the Turkish Land Forces will be given a boost now that a new self-propelled anti-aircraft gun (SPAAG) is on the production line.

Domestic military vehicles manufacturer, FNSS, announced on 17 March that serial production has started on the KORKUT programme.

This follows an agreement between the SSM Turkish procurement authority and Aselsan, which is the prime contractor on the project, which was signed in December that gave approval for the serial production phase to proceed for a total of 53 vehicles. FNSS is a sub-contractor to Aselsan.

FNSS is providing its ACV 30

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Tim Fish


Tim Fish

Tim Fish is a special correspondent for Shephard Media. Formerly the editor of Land Warfare …

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