The SUNGUR air defense missile system successfully completed its test firings against a moving target at maximum range and altitude.
On February 26, 2021, President of Defense Industry Prof. Dr. In the post made by İsmail Demir's official Twitter account, it was stated that the SUNGUR air defense missile system successfully completed the firing test against a moving target at maximum range and altitude. In the post following the successful test firings of the SUNGUR air defense missile system developed by Roketsan,
“SUNGUR solidified its role in layered air defense with its successful test shot 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 with its portable feature. statements were included.
SUNGUR Air Defense Missile System
The SUNGUR system, which is the first stage of the layered air defense system, developed entirely with domestic and national facilities, has the features to provide air defense of mobile / fixed units and facilities in the battlefield and in the rear region. SUNGUR, which can be described as a short range air defense system in terms of general performance characteristics, is the first member of the HİSAR Air Defense family and one of the important elements of the layered air defense system.
by Roketsan, Turkey's prepared to assume an important role in the layered air defense, Hisar-based first product of the national air defense system SUNGUR take inventory of the Air Defense Missile System, and the Turkish Armed many domestic solutions to meet the air defense requirements of the Forces are continuing to work with partners.
İsmail Demir stated in May 2020 that serious progress was made on the subject. Demir announced the development on his social media account Twitter with the following statements;
“A surprising force to increase the capabilities of our security forces! Under the leadership of our Agency, SUNGUR, the new member of our air defense family, developed by Roketsan together with domestic defense industry stakeholders, is ready to enter the inventory after successful firing tests!
The new member of our gradual air defense system can be integrated into land, air and naval platforms with its portable feature.
SUNGUR has mobile firing 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 target hit capability and countermeasure, titanium warhead, long range sight of the target. "
BMC Hitting TTZA Integrated Test Shot
Roketsan in Instagram Account HİSAR, Stinger et al. The SUNGUR system developed with the gains from the projects is referred to as the "Very Low Altitude Air Defense Missile System". The system, which is planned to replace the US origin FIM-92 Stinger MANPADS in the inventory of the Turkish Armed Forces, has much more advanced features compared to the FIM-92 Stinger and other class systems; SUNGUR is a system ahead of its class with its effectiveness against air elements and high maneuverability, high target hit capability and countermeasure, titanium warhead, long range sight of the target.
In 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.