by Richard Tomkins
Ankara, Turkey (UPI) Jan 7, 2015
Turkish defense company Aselsan A.S. reports it has completed a contract to equip the Uruguayan Army with a mobile surveillance radar system.
The system, mounted on vehicles provided by the Uruguayan Army includes a thermal imager, day TV camera and laser range finder), enabling surveillance operations under any weather condition.
Aselsan said its system was delivered under a contract for the Uruguay Border Monitoring System Project that began in 2013.
The systems delivered can be controlled and monitored by personnel within the vehicles carrying it and also from a remote security management center. Capabilities provided by the system include detection of low flying aircraft and ground target detection/recognition, target classification, target coordinates and situational awareness on a digital map.
"Being in a leading position in the Turkish defense market, Aselsan continues her business development activities in the security market (border, coastal, infrastructure, pipeline, military base and public security) for other domestic and foreign projects in South America and other markets," the company said.
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