The SUNGUR air defense missile system has successfully completed its test firing against a moving target at maximum range and altitude.
On February 26, 2021, Chairman of Defense Industry, Prof. Dr. In the message posted by İsmail Demir’s official Twitter account, it was stated that the SUNGUR air defense missile system has been successfully completed firing test against a moving target at maximum range and altitude. In the message following the successful test firings of the SUNGUR air defense missile system developed by Roketsan,
“SUNGUR reinforced its role in layered air defense with its successful test fire against a moving target at maximum range and altitude.
Developed by Roketsan, the SUNGUR air defense system can be integrated into land, air and naval platforms thanks to its portable function. statements have been included.
SUNGUR air defense missile system
The SUNGUR system, which is the first stage of the layered air defense system, fully developed with national and national facilities, has the characteristics necessary to provide air defense for mobile / fixed units and installations on the battlefield and in the back region. SUNGUR, which can be described as a short-range air defense system in terms of overall performance, is the first member of HİSAR Air Defense family and one of the important elements of layered air defense system.
by Roketsan, Turkey is ready to assume an important role in layered air defense, the first product based on Hisar of the national air defense system SUNGUR takes inventory of the air defense missile system and the Turkish army of many National solutions to meet Air Defense Forces requirements continue to work with partners.
İsmail Demir said in May 2020 that serious progress has been made on the subject. Demir announced the development on his social media account Twitter with the following statements;
“A surprising force to increase the capacities of our security forces! Under the guidance of our agency, SUNGUR, the newest member of our air defense family, developed by Roketsan in collaboration with domestic defense industry players, is ready to enter inventory after successful test firings !
The newest member of our progressive air defense system can be integrated into land, air and naval platforms with its portable feature.
SUNGUR has mobile shooting capability, day and night target detection, identification, identification, tracking and 360 degree shooting capability.
SUNGUR is a system ahead of its class with its effectiveness against air elements and high maneuverability, high strike and countermeasure capability, titanium warhead and long range sight of the target. “
BMC Knock TTZA Integrated Test Shot
HİSAR de Roketsan, Stinger et al. from Kazan projectsThe SUNGUR system, which he developed with various investments, is expressed under the name “ultra-low altitude air defense missile system”. The system, which should replace the American-made FIM-92 Stinger MANPADS in the inventory of the Turkish Armed Forces, has much more advanced functionality than the FIM-92 Stinger and other systems of its class; SUNGUR is a system ahead of its class with its effectiveness and high maneuverability against air elements, high hitting capacity and countermeasure function, titanium warhead and sight that allows the target to be seen at long distances .
During the test firings carried out, the SUNGUR system was integrated on the VURAN 4 × 4 TTZA produced by BMC and included in the TSK inventory. In the SUNGUR system, there are 4 very low altitude air defense systems ready to fire.