List of modern weapons of the Turkish Air Force

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This is a list of modern weapons of the Turkish Air Force that are currently in service.

Current weapons[edit]

Air Defense Weapons[edit]

Weapon Origin Role Versions In service Notes
Surface to Air Weapons
MIM-14  USA Long Range Air Defense Weapon Improved Nike Hercules 92 Fire Unit with 92 Batteries.[1] Not in active service.To be replaced by Hisar-U
MIM-23  USA Medium Range Air Defense Weapon Hawk XXI 92 Fire Unit with 16 Batteries.[1] Modernized. To be replaced by Hisar-O.
Rapier missile  UK/ Turkey Medium Range Air Defense Weapon Rapier 2000 515 Fire Unit with 86 Battery.[2] Produced under license by Roketsan.Replace by Hisar-A
Atılgan PMADS  Turkey Short Range Air Defense Weapon Zıpkın Variant[3] 64 Fire Unit with 32 Battery. Produced by Roketsan.
FIM-92 Stinger  USA/ Turkey MANPADS - 108 Launcher Produced under license by Roketsan.
Radar Systems[4]
AN/MPQ-44  USA Surveillance radar Issued with Nike Hercules missiles.[5]
AN/MPS-14  USA Height Finder Radar Issued with Nike Hercules missiles.[5]
AN/MPQ-14  USA Command Guidance Radar Issued with Nike Hercules missiles.[5]
AN/FPS-71  USA High-Power Acquisition Radar Issued with Nike Hercules missiles.[5]
AN/MPQ-64 Sentinel  USA/ Turkey Short Range Air Defense Radar Issued with HAWK missiles.[6]
AN/MPQ-62  USA/ Turkey Continuous Wave Acquisition Radar Issued with HAWK missiles.[6]
AN/MPQ-61  USA/ Turkey HAWK High Power Illuminator Radar Issued with HAWK missiles.[6]
Dagger radar  UK/ TUR Multi-beam high resolution 3D radar system. Issued with Rapier missiles.[7]
Blindfire radar  UK/ TUR Unit Guidance Radar Issued with Rapier missiles.[8]
Selex RAT-31DL  ITA Long-range air surveillance radar Upgraded in 2014.[9]
Selex RAT-31SL  ITA Short-range air surveillance radar Upgraded in 2014.[9]
AN/FPS-117[10]  USA Long-range air surveillance radar
AN/TPS-77[11]  USA Long-range air surveillance radar
AN/TPS-64[12]  USA Long-range air surveillance radar
KORAL[13]  Turkey Mobile Electronic Warfare Radar
HR-3000 RSRP[14]  UK Long-range air surveillance radar
TRS 22XX Parasol  FRA/ Turkey Long-range air surveillance radar Produced by Havelsan[15]
TRS 3445 Suricate  FRA/ Turkey Short-range air surveillance radar Produced by Havelsan[16]

Missiles and Bombs[edit]

Weapon Origin Role Versions
Air-to-air missiles
AIM-120 AMRAAM  USA Medium-range air-to-air missile AIM-120A, AIM-120B, AIM-120C-7[17]
AIM-7 Sparrow  USA Medium-range air-to-air missile AIM-7E, AIM-7F
AIM-9 Sidewinder  USA Short-range air-to-air missile AIM-9E/F/X/M/L/I/S/P3
Air-to-ground missiles
SOM (missile)  Turkey cruise missile
Standoff Land Attack Missile  USA Land Attack cruise missile AGM-84H/K
AGM-88 HARM  USA Air-to-surface anti-radiation missile AGM-88B
AGM-65 Maverick  USA Air-to-surface guided missile AGM-65G, AGM-65A/B
AGM-154 JSOW  USA Glide bomb AGM-154A-1/C
Bombs
JDAM  USA GBU-31, GBU-38
Mark 84 bomb  USA
GBU-12 Paveway II  USA
GBU-10 Paveway II  USA
GBU-8/B HOBOS  USA
BLU-109 bomb  USA
CBU-105 WCMD  USA CBU-103/105
Matra Durandal  France Anti-runway bomb

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Turkey - Major Air Force Equipment". Global Security. Retrieved 1 May 2014.
  2. ^ Weapons Transfers and Violations of the Laws of War in Turkey at Google Books
  3. ^ "Zıpkın Askeri Üsleri Koruyor".
  4. ^ "Türkiye'nin orta menzil hava savunma sistemi". www.kokpit.aero.
  5. ^ a b c d "cmano-db.com". www.cmano-db.com.
  6. ^ a b c "cmano-db.com". www.cmano-db.com.
  7. ^ "cmano-db.com". www.cmano-db.com.
  8. ^ "cmano-db.com". www.cmano-db.com.
  9. ^ a b "Selex ES receives NATO contract to upgrade radar in Turkey".
  10. ^ "STRATEGIC WARNING RADARS (Military Weapons)". what-when-how.com.
  11. ^ "cmano-db.com". www.cmano-db.com.
  12. ^ "cmano-db.com". www.cmano-db.com.
  13. ^ "Turkey receives first Koral land-based EW system | IHS Jane's 360". www.janes.com. Retrieved 2016-05-12.
  14. ^ "cmano-db.com". www.cmano-db.com.
  15. ^ "Türk radarları Suriye sınırını izliyor!".
  16. ^ "cmano-db.com". www.cmano-db.com.
  17. ^ "Turkish air forces boosted by new generation AMRAAM". September 10, 2014.