Zipkin air defense system Weapon Systems // Ground Combat Vehicles // Air Defense

Country of Origin: Turkey

The Zipkin pedestal mounted air-defense system (PMADS) is a very short-range air defense (VSHORAD) system designed to provide low-level air defense to fixed installations. It uses the same pedestal-mounted air defense system as Turkey's Atilgan system (see separate record. The system was developed by Aselsan in cooperation with the Turkish Undersecretariat for Defense Industries (SSM). The Zipkin, based on a long-wheelbase 4 x 4 Land Rover Defender 130 chassis, is fitted with a remote-controlled...


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