26 Nisan 2014 Cumartesi
Turkish Company Otokar presents for the first time in Asia its new Cobra 2 4x4 armoured vehicle
The Turkish Defense Company Otokar presents for the first time in new Cobra 2 4x4 armoured vehicle fitted with Aselsan multiple Igla-missile launcher turret. The Otokar Cobra 2 was unveiled for the first time in May 2013, during the defense exhibition in Istanbul, Turkey.
Designed according to evolving needs and the demands of the existing users base spread over five continents, COBRA II has the same mobility with COBRA, but features a higher carrying capacity and a higher internal volume for various roles.
The Cobra II which is developed over existing Cobra vehicle is a modular platform with superior technical and tactical characteristics.
Besides outstanding mobility capability and 9 crew carrying capacity, the Cobra II provides protection, firepower and mission equipment for users at different types of missions. The vehicle provides an outmatched performance in a wide range of challenging terrains and climatic conditions.
Aselsan Missile-Igla Launching System is a fully automated very short range air defence weapon system using IGLA(S) missiles against fixed and rotary wing aircrafts, remotely piloted vehicles, unmanned aerial vehicles and cruise missiles based on qualified Aselsan Pedestal Mounted Air Defence System. As an effective, reliable, affordable Air Defence Solution from ASELSAN, Missile-Igla Launching System highly improves the capabilities of Man Portable Air Defence Systems by providing quick and correct aiming of the missile, improving reaction time, increasing fire power and hit probability.
Flexible architecture provides autonomous as well as coordinated operation with Air Defence Battle Management Command, Control, Communications and Intelligence and interoperability with allied countries air defence systems. Salvo firing capability enables the system to perform simultaneous firing of two missiles to one target, dramatically increasing the fire power of the system. The gyro-stabilized turret of the system and integrated optical sensors enable on-the-move target surveillance, detection, tracking and target type recognition. The Embedded Training Simulator provides simulations of all processes and trails for various scenarios in order to train for and enable the system operators to achieve full success under battlefield conditions.