The Tanker of the Pakistan Army to be Protected with Aselsan Systems

Aselsan will manufacture a Remote Stabilized Gun System and Communication Switch System for the Navy Fleet Tanker of Pakistan Naval Forces Command. 

Date: Issue 63 - September 2015

Within the scope of the contract signed on 22 January 2013 between the Savunma Teknolojileri Mühendislik ve Ticaret A.Ş (STM) and Pakistan’s Ministry of Defence Production, in order to fulfil the requirements of the Pakistan Naval Forces, a Navy Fleet Tanker about 155 m in length and that displaces 15,600 tonnes is being built by Karachi Shipyard and Engineering Works (KSEW) under the charge of STM as the main contractor through the STM’s infrastructural facilities. The Tanker will have Maritime Supply System (MAS) and will be equipped with replenishment-at-sea rigs and a helicopter flight deck and will be able to achieve a speed of 20 kt. A contract worth 4.7 million Euros was signed between Aselsan and STM for providing the systems that will be deployed by Aselsan on the tanker that is currently under construction. Within the scope of the project and under the charge of Aselsan, a 25 mm Remote Stabilized Gun System for defending the vessel and a Communication Switch System for fulfilling the tactical communication requirements will be provided. Within the inventory of the Pakistan Naval Forces, a 12,7mm and 25mm calibrated Aselsan Remote Weapon Systems and communication systems are currently being utilized. 

Remote Stabilized Gun System (RSGS)