Turkey’s Hisar-A SHORADS developed by Aselsan and Roketsan completed all necessary tests successfully and will enter the mass production phase according to Turkish media outlets.
The Hisar-A and its medium range counterpart, the Hisar-O were indigenously built by Turkey and have been offered to the Bangladesh Army as part of the ongoing modernisation program of the Bangladesh Army.
The Hisar-a is modular in design comprising of search radar and Identification Friend or Foe (IFF), infrared sensors, laser range finder (LRF), datalink and vertical launcher system capable of firing bi-pulse air defence missile with IIR seeker to boot.
Components such as the Hisar’s radar, command and control as well as the fire control system were developed by Aselsan whilst the missile was developed by Roketsan. The Hisar-A and Hisar-O are expected to be in service by 2020 and 2021 according to Turkish officials.
|Minimum range:||2 km||3 km|
|Maximum range:||15 km||25+ km|
|Minimum altitude:||30 m||50 m|
|Maximum altitude:||5 km||15 km|