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Network-centric base protection blends AI with directed-energy C-UAS

25th November 2021 - 15:30 GMT | by Tayfun Özberk in Istanbul

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Screengrab from a Roketsan video showing the ALKA NEW system for base protection. (Image: Roketsan)

A recently unveiled solution from Roketsan reflects increasingly sophisticated Turkish EW and C-UAS solutions.

Turkish missile manufacturer company Roketsan recently described how it can include the ALKA NEW laser weapon system in a concept to protect forward bases or rear area installations from asymmetric threats such as UAV swarms.

All the sensors and weapons in the base protection solution are connected to a network-centric architecture and managed from an ALKA C2 centre. By using AI and deep learning algorithms, the network-enabled ALKA NEW can conduct target detection, tracking, and separation tasks independently.

Company executives were approached by Shephard but they cited confidentiality issues in refusing to comment further, which suggests there is interest from

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