Turkey: Aselsan delivers border surveillance systems

With additional units, Turkey to enhance security at western border with Greece and Bulgaria

Goksel Yildirim   | 29.04.2020
Turkey: Aselsan delivers border surveillance systems


Turkish defense giant Aselsan has delivered a batch of mobile border surveillance systems to protect the country's western front.

With the delivery of the 10 units, the number of ATES systems has risen to 57, according to information available with Anadolu Agency.

Turkey shares its western border with Greece and Bulgaria.

The first delivery of the system was made in April 2019.

The contract signed in May 2017 valued at €30 million ($32.6 million).

The surveillance system were integrated into tactical armored vehicles produced by Turkish manufacturer Katmerciler.

The electric sensors and software used in the systems were also produced by Aselsan.

The all-weather system will meet the troops surveillance requirement in the short-, medium- and long-range.

*Writing by Gokhan Ergocun from Istanbul

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