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Second Phase of ASELSAN "ATOM" Completed

Second Phase of ASELSAN "ATOM" Completed 5 February, 2020

ASELSAN continues to delivery process of the indigenous products as well as R&D activities and sales.

Within the scope of the delivery process of ATOM 35 mm Particle Ammunition, the second batch product was taken to the Turkish Armed Forces inventory at the Karapınar Test and Evaluation Group Command of the Ministry of National Defence. Presidency of Defence Industries (Savunma Sanayii Başkanlığı / SSB), which responsible for acquisition and r&D processes of all Turkish defence industry, and Turkish Land Forces Command officials also participated in the acceptance activities.

Mass production activities were carried out within the scope of the agreement signed between SSB and ASELSAN on December 27, 2017. ATOM was developed by ASELSAN. The ammunition, which has a bottom fuse structure, has precise time counting and corrected time programming ability according to the measured ammunition muzzle velocity. In this way, ATOM, which offers high impact sensitivity, is programmed with a device placed in on muzzle, significantly increasing the effectiveness of traditional anti-aircraft guns.

Second Phase of ASELSAN "ATOM" Completed

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