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Turkish naval EO system finds its sea legs

13th May 2020 - 18:00 GMT | by Cem Devrim Yaylalı in Istanbul

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Aselsan has completed factory acceptance tests for the first two SeaEye Ahtapot EO reconnaissance and surveillance systems.

Designed specifically for maritime applications, Ahtapot is the largest of Aslesan’s SeaEye family of EO devices. The new system features high-performance IR as well as high-definition TV and spotter cameras, and it can be fitted with an optional eye-safe laser rangefinder.

The Ahtapot-S version includes a short wavelength (SWIR) thermal imaging system and a laser illuminator.

Ahtapot is already installed on the latest pair of Ada-class corvettes for the Turkish Navy (TCG Burgazada and TCG Kilaniada), whereas the first pair (TCG Heybeliada 

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Cem Devrim Yaylalı

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Cem Devrim Yaylalı


Cem Devrim Yaylalı was born in Paris and raised in Istanbul, where he currently lives. …

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