The Turkish armed forces continue to take delivery of the modernized version of 35mm towed air defense system mounted on a four wheels trailer. 2 x 35 mm air defense guns (2 x 550 rounds/min firing rate) in the inventory to be effective against modern air threats with use of 35 mm airburst ammunition. The original GDF-003B twin-barreled was produced under license by the Turkish company MKEK.
In addition to the performance improvements, reliability, availability and maintainability figures of the guns shall improve. Modernized 35 mm towed air defense guns will gain the capability of using 35 mm Airburst Ammunition, HEI and TP-T. With use of Airburst Ammunition, guns shall become effective against a large variety of target types including air to ground missiles, cruise missiles, UAVs, etc.
In scope of the modernization program, electronic subsystems are renewed with high performance ASELSAN products including servo drivers, fire control computer, power distribution subsystem and power generator. Modernized version of 35mm towed air defense system is designed for effective short range air defense of military bases and critical assets against modern threats of today’s battlefield.
Hardware operating with low voltage power supply and possibility of operation with external power supply. Battery pack supporting short term operation when power supply unit is shut off. Accurate and reliable servo control, actuator, power distribution and fire control sub-systems for superior
performance against modern air threats including air-toground missiles, cruise missiles, UAVs, etc