Aselsan Unveils KORHAN Remote Weapon Station For Armoured Fighting Vehicle
Utilizing inside analysis and growth funding, Turkish protection firm Aselsan has developed the Korhan 35 mm Distant Weapon Station (RWS) which is nearing growth completion and has already undergone firing trials of its 35mm foremost armament on an Otokar Arma 8×8 platform. KORHAN is a brand new technology armored fight system with excessive firepower, geared up with superior goal detection and monitoring techniques, geared up with the most recent expertise self-protection techniques and environmental consciousness techniques. The system has open and extensible structure, updating and additions to the system based mostly on the wants that may come up sooner or later shall be carried out with nationwide sources. Along with the tracked and tactical wheeled configurations of KORHAN, the amphibious configurations are additionally out there in accordance with the necessities of swimming within the water.
Predominant armament consists of a 35mm two-axis stabilised dual-feed cannon; in addition to typical natures of ammunition together with APFSDS and HEI, it may additionally hearth the Aselsan Atom airburst munition (ABM). In KORHAN, 35 mm cannon, with excessive charge of fireplace, is used as the primary gun. The manufacturing of the cannon is made by MKE Establishment utilizing nationwide sources. The KORHAN system additionally has the flexibility to make use of the 35 mm Airburst Ammunition developed and produced domestically by ASELSAN. For the primary gun, there are 100 ammunitions out there within the turret and 200 spare ammunition are saved within the automobile. Loading of spare ammunitions into the turret is completed underneath armor safety
within the automobile. The system additionally has a 7.62 mm machine gun mounted co-axial with the primary gun for self-defense towards shut threats from the land.
The Turret, designed as an unmanned kind for optimum consumer and personnel safety, permits most house for personnel and spare ammunitions by minimizing interference inside the automobile. The automated linkless ammunition feeding mechanism developed by ASELSAN permits for the choice of appropriate ammunition for the kind of menace. The turret has two axis stabilization capability. On this context, the turret can rotate nx360 levels unlimitedly on the azimuth axis and the weapon can rotate between -10 and +45 levels on the elevation axis. KORHAN has full dominance on the battlefield and superiority over the enemy with 360 diploma situational consciousness panoramic imaginative and prescient system (YAMGÖZ), gun dependent sniper and impartial commander sight techniques, battlefield recognition system (MSTTS) and satellite tv for pc kind Mini Unmanned Air Automobile (MIHA).
KORHAN System will be robotically directed and neutralized the menace by detecting the route of the menace utilizing the Sniper Finding System (AYHTS) on the turret when the system is underneath hearth. ASELSAN LUS is a system that detects and identifies laser threats directed at KORHAN inside a brief response time and with excessive sensitivity, and prompts countermeasure techniques. LUS is a system that may detect and establish threats with excessive sensitivity at LUS’s working completely different optical bands together with the Laser Distance Meter (LRF), Laser Goal Marker (LD) and Laser Beam Rid (LBR) and activate countermeasure techniques. The arrival angle, menace class and id data (menace definitions) of the laser threats detected by the LUS are communicated to the automobile crew in order that 360 ° situational consciousness, early warning, optimum escape maneuvers or countermeasures are supplied towards the laser threats within the battlefield. LUS along with smokes on turret type KORHAN’s “Delicate-Kill” half.
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