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With its laser lighting unit, which can track multiple targets, the target or the targeted area can be shown to the other pilot or elements.

The platform, which will replace the previously imported targeting systems, features advantages with advanced target tracking algorithms. Two prototypes from the next generation multi-sensor targeting pod ASELPOD were delivered to the Air Force Command last year, followed by serial deliveries this year.

Projects are underway to increase the localization of the product in line with

A new targeting system is undergoing a localization process in Turkey. The ASELPOD is an accomplished targeting system developed by the Turkish defense industry company ASELSAN for modern fighter jets. With the development of this system, Turkey has entered the list of a limited number of countries with products in this field.

The localization rate of its critical subsystems has further increased with the economic solutions introduced by the Turkish defense industry.

The platform has been developed within the scope of the Targeting Pod Project, which was initiated under the coordination of the Presidency of Defense Industries (SSB) in order to increase the precise attack facilities and capabilities of the Air Force Command during the day, at night, and in all weather conditions.


The targeting system, which was originally developed for modern fighter jets, has a multiplier effect on the effectiveness of aircraft. It features an infrared camera and daytime camera which enable the pilot to detect targets from a very long distance. If the attack is to be carried out, laser-guided munition can be directed to the target using the laser marking unit. The system allows users to lock onto moving or fixed targets.

the capabilities of the firms operating in the Turkish defense industry, over the backdrop of rising demand both at home and abroad.

In order for the pod to operate properly, the avionics and optics must be heated or cooled according to the outside temperature in different flight conditions. This function is performed by the ambient air conditioning unit at the rear of the pod.

ANOVA R&D Technologies localized this subsystem supplied from abroad in accordance with the technical needs of the company within the framework of an agreement inked with ASELSAN.

The product has the advantages of having a very low drag coefficient and lower power consumption. ANOVA also received serial orders for the environmental air conditioning unit following the completion of qualification tests and has started production, according to dailysabah.com.