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Atilgan air defense system

Country of Origin: Turkey


The Atilgan is a very short-range air defense (VSHORAD) system designed to provide low-level air defense for ground troops, convoys and fixed installations.

The vehicle was originally based on the M113A2 tracked armored vehicle chassis and is armed with a roof-mounted, power-operated pedestal with eight Stinger missiles ready to launch. Mounted between the two banks of four missiles are the day/night sensor suite and a 12.7-mm machine gun for vehicle defense. Eight reload missiles...

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