Turkish company Asis Elektronik ve Bilişim Sistemleri A.Ş. has developed “SONGAR” armed drone system that will be on display at IDEF-2019 to be held between April 30 and May 3, 2019 in Büyükçekmece, Turkey.
The drone system consists of an automatic weapon fixed on a remotely controlled small drone.
The company released a video footage of the drone on its official Twitter page on Wednesday. It shows a rifle-like weapon attached to the drone firing at various targets.
"SONGAR, the first national automatic firing stabilized Armed Drone System developed for day and night use in every operation for military and security purposes, will be at IDEF19 on April 30 — May 3. Meet ASİSGUARD, defense structure of ASİS, at our stand: Hall 3 — 318A," the caption accompanying the tweet stated.
NATO has positively approached Turkey's proposal to form a joint working group to ease concerns over its purchase of Russian S-400 missile systems, Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said Friday. “We still haven't heard back from the US but NATO has approached our proposal positively,"
Turkey is among several foreign countries which will receive AIM-9X Block II missiles as part of the US foreign military sales program. The inclusion of Turkey comes amidst reports that the Pentagon has blocked supply of parts that go into the F-35 manufacturing supply chain in Turkey as punishment for Ankara continuing its purchase process of Russias S-400 air defence system
Turkey can produce components for the Russian S-400 missile defense systems, Russia's Presidential spokesperson said Thursday. "We are not talking about the complete production chain, as it is a new type of weapon
Turkish firm FNSS has unveiled the prototype of its new amphibious assault vehicle “ZAHA” on Wednesday at the IDEF 2019 defense exhibition taking place in Istanbul, Turkey. “The vehicle was designed to meet requirements of the Turkish Naval Forces
Russias Almaz-Antey, one of the biggest defence firms in the world, will display the controversial S-400 air defence systems at the IDEF 2019, the 14th International Defence Industry Fair, to be held April 30 -May 3 in Istanbul. "Our participation in the IDEF 2019 exhibition aims to boost the corporation's image as that of the main Russian developer and manufacturer of defensive systems, and which provides a warranty for the service life of these systems
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