Ankara, Turkey – Breaking news in national technology: the big test has taken place! National Camera marked, National UCAV shot.
An important breaking news story has come in the mobilization of Turkey’s National Technology Move. Another critical step has been taken in the field of national technology. Bayraktar TB2 UCAV (unmanned combat aerial vehicle), developed nationally and originally by Baykar, successfully conducted the first test shot with CATS, the electro-optical reconnaissance, surveillance and targeting system developed by Aselsan.
Aselsan CATS EO/IR was integrated to the Bayraktar TB2 UAV. The first test flights with MAM-L munitions was done and carried out the first strikes using CATS’ targeting system.
BayraktarTB2 UCAV successfully carried out the first test shot with the electro-optic reconnaissance, surveillance and targeting system CATS developed by Aselsan.
With the laser marking made by CATS, the MAM-L produced by Roketsan successfully hit the target!
The CATS (Common Aperture Targeting System) of ASELSAN integrated into a Bayraktar TB2 drone was successfully tested. Also a strike carried out. In October, Canada announced that it has suspended arms export permits to Turkey over allegations that it is using Canadian technology in the military conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan in Nagorno-Karabakh, also known as Upper Karabakh.
Bayraktar TB2, Turkey’s National UCAV, signed an important test yesterday with the Aselsan CATS electro-optical reconnaissance, surveillance and targeting system, whose integration work continues. Bayraktar TB2, which took off with MAM-L (Mini smart ammunition) developed by Roketsan on its wings from the Baykar Flight and Training Center, performed a successful shot with laser targeting made by the National camera system CATS.
MAM-L, with a laser seeker head fired from Bayraktar TB2, hit the target placed on target Island in Saroz Bay with full accuracy at high altitude and long distance with laser marking made by CATS.
National Camera CATS marked, Bayraktar TB2 UCAV, MAM-L with 12 shot like this.As part of the test flights, CATS’ features of locking and tracking high-speed targets were tested. The National camera system successfully passed all tests. CATS’user interface also includes the message” National Technology Move”.
Baykar Technical Director Selcuk Bayraktar and Aselsan Chairman and General Manager Prof. Dr. Haluk Görgün also attended. Aselsan, Baykar and Roketsan, important companies of the Turkish defense industry, aim to complete the integration work carried out with the force in a short time.