The USV is called "SALVO" and itcan be adapted to surface warfare, engagement in an asymmetric threat, coast guard duties, operation in littoral & coastal waters, anti-smuggling and anti-drug trafficking, surveillance & ınterception, and search and rescue operation support, and border patrol missions. The USV may have 1 x 12.7 mm. Stabilized Remote Controlled Machine Gun on ASELSAN’s Stamp and 1 x Stabilized Turret Weapon System Roketsan Cirit & L-UMTAS on Roketsan’s Yalman turrets.
The live fire tests started with Machine Gun and continued with Cirit fires.
Meteksan Savunma and Ares Shipyard’s Ulaq is the first example of Turkish USV works. It is known that there is tremendous competition among companies as Turkey is surrounded by sea.
|Length (Loa)||14.79 m|
|Max Speed||50 kts|
PROPULSION & ELECTRIC SYSTEM
|Main Engines||2 x Diesel Engine|
|Propulsion||2 x Water Jet|
|Generator Set||1 x Diesel Generator|