Turkey awarded Aselsan a $186mn contract for a Tactical Aera Communications System 23007153

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Turkey awarded Aselsan a $186mn contract for a Tactical Aera Communications System
Turkey's largest defense company, ASELSAN, has signed Tuesday, July 28th an agreement worth $186 million with the Defense Ministry, according to a stock exchange filing yesterday. The contract is for the supply of a Tactical Area Communications System (TASMUS), the Turkish company revealed in a statement.
Turkey awarded Aselsan 186mn contract for a Tactical Aera Communications System 640 001Aselsan TASMUS Tactical Aera Communications System
Aselsan inked an agreement worth $186 million with the National Defense Ministry to supply the Tactical Area Communications System (TASMUS) needs of the Turkish Armed Forces,” said the company in a written statement to the Public Disclosure Platform on July 28.

Shares in the company jumped more than 5 percent on July 28 after the statement was made.

TASMUS is a tactical area communications system which provides network centric communication infrastructure, according to the company website. The main goal of TASMUS is to provide a “common picture of the battlefield” close to real time, while sharing data among battlefield systems and facilitating information transmission between all commanders. The system also handles the exchange of targeting data from sensors to the weapon system.

TASMUS aims to form mobile, survivable, flexible and secure network to support all the present and future communication requirements of the commanders in the tactical field. The system brings together state-of-the-art military communication technologies while enabling access through wired user terminals, mobile radios, integrated Combat Net Radio networks and Tactical Wireless Local Area Network (LAN) in the tactical field.

Aselsan's TASMUS is deployed in the area of military operations such that, seamless communication between the army and battalion/company level is achieved. It provides interfaces to the strategic telecom and data networks, while providing connection to the existing Combat Net Radio systems via Combat Net Radio Interface.