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New weapon and radars appear on Beykoz

24th July 2020 - 09:00 GMT | by Cem Devrim Yaylalı in Istanbul


Shephard has observed a new set of radars and a new gun aboard a Burak class Turkish Navy corvette.

The legacy 100mm/55 Mod 68 CADAM automatic gun on TCG Beykoz has been replaced by an unknown subtype of the Oto-Melara 76mm gun.

Furthermore, the original Thomson-CSF made DRBV-15A surveillance and DRBC-32E fire control radars were replaced respectively by the Aselsan-made MAR-D and AKR-D systems.

MAR-D is a solid-state AESA X-band radar, designed for short-to-medium range (100km) air and surface surveillance and target designation. The antenna is lightweight and the compact below-deck components of MAR-D make it suitable for installation on a

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Cem Devrim Yaylalı


Cem Devrim Yaylalı

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

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