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Euronaval 2022: Turkish company Aselsan displays its Gokdeniz CIWS.

| 2022

ASELSAN shows what the latest technology can bring to the maritime and naval defense industry at EURONAVAL 2022 taking place from October 18 – 21 at Le Bourget, Paris. The company is excited to meet and interact once more with sector professionals and to expand its international partnerships during the show.

Russian Vyborg Shipyard laid the Purga ice class coastguard ship of project 23550 925 001 Gökdeniz Close In Weapon System on Aselsan's booth, Euronaval 2022. (Picture source: Navy Recognition)

Rapid developing and emerging threats in the naval warfare requires efficient, agile and adaptive technologies in this area. With constantly refreshing technologies and up-to-date capacities, ASELSAN aims to fill the existing gaps in naval capability with its continued focus in this domain.

Having accumulated its knowledge throughout a half-century journey of technological development, ASELSAN looks well into the future by contributing to the welfare of people with its security-enhancing solutions.

There is certainly a need for greater focus on building a strong learning culture in every aspect. Strong collaboration with the academia and the industry itself enable the company to develop in economic, social and technical issues.

ASELSAN sees continuous learning not only as a process but also as an attitude. The company’s business environment is based on human-centered innovation and well-built partnerships. Sustainable collaborations do not only ensure efficiency and stability, but they also direct to innovation and creativity.

Being again this year within the “Top 50” in the Defense News Top 100 List is an indicator of what the company will bring to fruition in the near future. With the inspiration of its users in 80 different countries, ASELSAN sets in the center of its direction of travel people and the planet. The company strives for a future that fits both human and business needs by adding value to all stakeholders and partners in a variety of defense.

ASELSAN’s team shares the excitement to present a comprehensive exhibit of advanced naval solutions and looks forward to welcoming you at Booth B37 during EURONAVAL.

About the Gökdeniz CIWS

The GOKDENIZ (Turkish: Aselsan Gökdeniz) complex along with Aselsan ATOM 35mm airburst ammunition is an all-weather-capable Turkish 35 mm dual barrel close-in weapon system (CIWS) developed by Aselsan. It is a CIWS variant of KORKUT Self-propelled anti-aircraft gun.

Each GOKDENIZ platform carries a variant of Oerlikon 35 mm twin cannon, manufactured under licence by MKEK. The CIWS system, sensors and electronics manufactured by Aselsan. The CIWS can fire up to 1100 rounds a minute up to an effective range of 4 km.

The system's primary purpose is to defend against anti-ship missiles, unmanned aerial vehicles and other precision guided weapons. It can also be employed against conventional and rotary-wing aircraft, surface ships, small water-crafts, coastal targets and floating mines.

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