High-Powered Laser Weapon ALKA Scored Direct Hit on Target

Date: Issue 120 - February 2023

The ALKA Directed Energy Weapon System demonstrated its capabilities and successfully destroyed the target in the latest live fire test.

President of Defence Industry Agency Prof. Dr. İsmail DEMİR shared the news on his official social media account. "We have left one more stage behind in the ALKA Directed Energy Weapon System tests, which will have an important place in our laser and electromagnetic activities that few countries are working on. Consisting of a high-powered laser weapon, an electromagnetic (EM) jamming system, a target detection radar, and an electro-optical tracking system, ALKA demonstrated superior target detection and tracking and successfully destroyed ground and air targets in seconds."