ASELSAN's System for Philippines Frigates

ASELSAN's System for Philippines Frigates 22 November, 2017

The Philippine Navy’s (PN’s) new frigates will be equipped with the SMASH 30 mm remote controlled stabilised naval gun system developed by Turkish defence systems provider ASELSAN.

SMASH is a remotely operated stabilized weapon station fitted with 30mm Mk44 Bushmaster-II Canon. The system is capable of firing 200 rounds per minute with its dual feed 30mm automatic cannon. SMASH configurations incorporate advanced features as remote operation, a built-in electro-optic sensor system for autonomous operation, day and night operation, stabilized turret, automatic target tracking (detect, track and fire on the move) and ballistic computation.

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