C4iSR: Joint & Common Equipment

IDEF 2019: Aselsan details Ihtar UAV defence system

03 May 2019

Aselsan gave details of its Ihtar unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) defence system at the 2019 IDEF, which was held in Istanbul from 30 April to 3 May.

Developed in co-operation with the Turkish armed forces and country’s Presidency of the Defence Industry (SSB), the Ihtar defence system consists of a radar for locating and classifying UAVs as well as a direction-finding system that is used to detect and localise the UAV operator.

The Ihtar defence system requires a single crew member to operate and includes a large amount of automation as well as elements of machine learning designed to ensure that the system can be adapted to meet future threats.

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