Aselsan Introduces GOKDENIZ 35 Mm Dual Barrel Close-in Weapon System (CIWS)
The Turkish protection firm Aselsan introduces GOKDENIZ 35 mm Twin Barrel Shut-in Weapon System (CIWS). The CIWS system, sensors and electronics manufactured by Aselsan. The system’s main objective is to defend towards sea skimming anti-ship missiles, unmanned aerial automobiles and different precision guided weapons. It will also be employed towards typical and rotary-wing plane, floor ships, small water-crafts, coastal targets and floating mines. The GOKDENIZ advanced together with Aselsan ATOM 35mm airburst ammunition is a CIWS variant of KORKUT Self-propelled anti-aircraft gun.
Every GOKDENIZ platform carries a variant of Oerlikon 35 mm twin cannon, manufactured beneath licence by MKEK. The Oerlikon GDF or Oerlikon 35 mm twin cannon is a towed anti-aircraft gun made by Oerlikon Contraves (now Rheinmetall Air Defence AG). The CIWS can fireplace as much as 1100 rounds a minute as much as an efficient vary of 4 km. The system with the Computerized Linkless Ammunition Feed Mechanism permits loading each HEI and Airburst Ammunition on the identical time and switching between ammunition varieties as wanted. The cannons can fireplace various kinds of 35×228 mm NATO-standard ammunitions together with Aselsan made ATOM 35mm airburst ammunition.
ATOM 35mm airburst ammunition ejects tungsten pellets at a predetermined distance. It’s a sensible ammunition which has a base fuse. Along with the power of exact time counting and the aptitude of being programmed throughout firing by taking muzzle velocity into consideration robotically units the fuse to detonate the spherical because it approaches a pre-set distance from the goal. While a single pellet is just too small to do main harm in itself, the buildup of harm from a number of strikes is designed to destroy wings and management surfaces, sensors and aerodynamics, inflicting the goal to crash. ATOM 35mm is resistant towards electromagnetic jamming.
Aselsan (Askeri Elektronik Sanayi) is a Turkish protection company headquartered in Ankara, Turkey. Its predominant working space is analysis, growth and manufacture of superior army merchandise for air, land and maritime forces. The corporate is among the main contractors of Turkish Armed Forces. ASELSAN designs, develops and manufactures trendy digital programs for army and industrial prospects in Turkey and overseas. The corporate headquarters is situated at Macunköy services in Ankara, Turkey. Turkish Military Basis is the founder and main stockholder.
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