Discover the Capabilities of the Next-Generation Battle Tank, The Altay at Future Armoured Vehicles Weapon Systems 2019

SMi reports: Turkish land platforms specialist to present exclusive insights on the Altay at Future Armoured Vehicles Weapon Systems in June this year.

London, United Kingdom, March 06, 2019 --( The 4th annual Future Armoured Vehicles Weapon Systems (FAVWS) will be returning to London on the 5th-6th June 2019 in London. The conference will provide updates and exclusive technical briefings on fire capabilities of next generation armoured vehicles.

The Presidency of Defense Industries (SSB) signed a landmark deal for mass production of Turkey's first domestically made next-generation battle tank, the Altay, which will be delivered to the Turkish Land Forces in just 18 months.

The Altay has been designed to fulfil a plethora of operational requirements derived from the technical and tactical demands of the Turkish Armed Forces. With this in mind, The Altay has been equipped with the latest technologies that are used in next generation tanks such as, an advanced computerized Volkan-III modular fire-control system equipped with a 120mm L/55 smoothbore gun.

Delegates at the conference will have the opportunity to meet and learn more from SSB’s specialist in land platforms: Lieutenant Colonel (ret’d) Kerim Serkan Simais.

On day two of the event, Lieutenant Colonel (ret'd) Kerim Serkan Simais, Specialist-Land Platforms, Undersecretariat for Defence Industry, will present on Novel Approaches to the Requirements of the Combat Zone “Altay Main Battle Tank Program.” The presentation will cover:

· ALTAY Main Battle Tank with distinguished firepower capability
· ALTAY T1 & T2 concept. Improvements on ALTAY T2 tank in addition to T1
· An aspect on asymmetric operational demands of the tankers for ALTAY MBT
· ALTAY abilities on the theatre with integrated high-tech weapon systems
· Modularity of the Remote Weapon System on turret
· Hunter-Killer usage integrated with the AKKOR - APS and Soft-Kill ability,
· Integrated firepower ability with Situational Awareness system of the tank
· Unmanned Turret of ALTAY called T3 version

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This year’s conference will bring together experts from the most forward-thinking nations, providing detailed analysis and overview of cutting-edge weapon, large calibre ammunition systems, and how they are revolutionising mounted close combat lethality.

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