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Turkey Hard At Work To Guarantee Its Air Defenses

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Turkey Hard At Work To Guarantee Its Air Defenses

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Ankara is hard at work on improving its own defensive capabilities, in addition to procuring the S-400 from Russia.

Most recently, Turkey successfully test-fired its Siper high-altitude long-range air defense missile system.

Different tests of the domestic air defense system, which is planned to enter the army’s inventory in 2023, will continue, Ismail Demir, the head of Presidency of Defense Industries (SSB), tweeted.

He said Turkey will continue to produce new weapons and will have up to six different air defense systems.

The Siper project is led by Turkey’s defense giants Aselsan, Roketsan and the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBITAK)’s Defense Industries Research and Development Institute (SAGE).

Besides Siper, which is expected to rival Russia’s S-400, the Korkut, Sungur and Hisar air defense systems are also in place.

These systems are set to outline a layered air defense for the country, as mentioned several times by the officials.

The first delivery within the scope of serial production of Korkut systems was carried out in 2019, and the pedestal-mounted air defense system Sungur was also put into service.

The air defense system has the capability of shooting while moving, along with effective target detection, diagnosis, identification, tracking and 360-degree shooting capability day and night.

While the deliveries of the low altitude air defense missile system Hisar-A missiles have started, the mass production of the Hisar-O missiles have also begun.

The interception range of the Hisar-A system is 15 kilometers (9.3 miles), while that of the Hisar-O system is 25 kilometers.

Siper, on the other hand, is intended to be at a level that can compete with the S-400.

In March, the Hisar-O+ medium-range air defense system, the upgraded version of Hisar-O, successfully completed a test firing, which was the longest range and the highest altitude test conducted in Turkey to date.

The air defense system is expected to destroy all kinds of air threats created by fixed and rotary winged aircraft, helicopters, cruise missiles, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) and air-to-surface missiles in adverse weather conditions.

Turkey has faced challenges in protecting its airspace from long-range missile attacks.

After the US turned away multiple bids to procure the Patriot missile defense systems, Turkey resorted to purchasing Russia’s sophisticated long-range S-400 systems, which strained ties with Washington.


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turkey will be leveled to the ground and all the larping wont help them

Chris Gr

Iran the same


what a bunch of fakes these turks are btw does anyone else feel sickened by the nonsense that these animals call language as much as i do or is them counting only to me like animals making disgusting noises maybe its me but turkish is the most disgusting language to my ears that exists

Last edited 19 days ago by farbat
Chris Gr

Many languages in Iran are Turkic


Great Turk hurt you to much ha ? do you think your mixed farsi language great ? When you speak everyone thing you f****** fighting.. you might as well as speak to Turkic language.. live of the baked beans makes you fart too much 🖕📴


turks are truely lowlifes because if they werent they would have a language that doesnt sound like the language of dogs and if my opinion hurts the feelings of dog turks than maybe learn arabic and farsi again and abandon your filthy turk turk language if you seek to stay in west asia you better fit in truely the only solution i see is to drive these animals out of west asia eventually anyway as hazrat emam ali pbuh said “aslong as one stone is usurped inside a house the entire building is doomed to collapse” time doesnt change or fix the original sin of turkey and therefore it will indeed one day sooner or later fall to ruin all together

Last edited 19 days ago by farbat
Lone Ranger

Turks are delusional.
It cant even compete with an upgraded S-200, let alone S-400.
If it could Turkey wouldn’t throw money at Russia for more S-400.
Simple logic…

Last edited 19 days ago by Lone Ranger

Turkish weapons work pretty well on the battlefield, not like those worthless iranian and russian weapons ^^

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