An Indigenous C-RAM radar will be developed for defense against rocket and mortar attacks
Speaking at the 4th Military Radar Border Security Summit, Prof. Dr İsmail Demir, President of Defence Industries, drew attention to the mortar and rocket attacks in the border regions (Specifically East and Southeast) and touched upon the work carried out in this regard. In his speech, Demir said: “Work has started on the development of radar for the early detection of rocket and mortar munitions”.
The 4th Military Radar and Border Security Summit – MRBS23, organised by the Independent Industrialists and Businessmen’s Association’s (MUSIAD) Ankara Branch, started on 21 March 2023 at Hacettepe Beytepe Congress Centre. Carried out with the support of the Ministry of Interior, the Ministry of National Defence, the Ministry of Industry and Technology and the Presidency of the Republic of Turkey Presidency of Defence Industries, MRBS is the most comprehensive event focusing on military radar and border security.
MRBS was opened by Prof. Dr Ismail Demir, President of the Presidency of the Republic of Turkey, Hasan Büyükdede, Deputy Minister of Industry and Technology, Vasip Şahin, Governor of Ankara, Osman Çalışkan, Vice President of MUSIAD, and Hasan Fehmi Yılmaz, President of MUSIAD Ankara.
“We will soon introduce the first product of the Low Altitude Radar System Project into service”
Delivering a speech at the opening of the Military Radar Border Security Summit, Prof. Dr Ismail Demir, President of the Presidency of the Republic of Turkey Defence Industries, said;
“In addition to the fact that there are multiple factors affecting Turkey’s border security, as the threats against our country increase and diversify, the demand and need for border security systems also increase. In order to meet this need, border security system elements, and especially radar systems, are among the defence elements that our security forces use as primary sensors and can be considered indispensable in reconnaissance surveillance and early warning applications. We will soon bring the first product of the Low Altitude Radar System Project, the new product of the Early Warning Radar System family, into inventory.”
“In order to expand detection, identification and interference systems at our borders, we are expanding our KAYI Project and developing solutions for border security, especially the Syrian and Iranian border lines with the second phase of the project.”