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Eurosatory 2022: Aselsan's Korhan weapon station nears development completion

24th June 2022 - 14:30 GMT | by Christopher F Foss in London


Aselsan's Korhan weapon station showing the stabilised 35mm cannon and a roof-mounted Akkor hard-kill APS. (Photo: author)

Aselsan's Korhan remote weapon station is nearing development completion and has undergone firing trials of its 35mm main armament.

Using internal R&D funding, Turkish company Aselsan has developed the Korhan remote weapon station (RWS) which has already undergone firing trials on an Otokar Arma 8x8 platform.

The base turret shown at Eurosatory 2022 has protection to STANAG 4569 Level 2 and weighs 4,000kg, complete with weapons and ammunition. 

Main armament consists of a 35mm two-axis stabilised dual-feed cannon; as well as conventional natures of ammunition including APFSDS and HEI, it can also fire the Aselsan Atom airburst munition (ABM).  

This 35mm ABM round is already in production for the upgraded twin 35mm GDF anti-aircraft guns (AAGs) used by Turkey and

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Christopher F Foss


Christopher F Foss

Christopher F Foss is an internationally recognised authority on armoured fighting vehicles, artillery and other weapon systems, …

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