Targeting pod developed by ASELSAN, ASELPOD mass production acceptance test flights continue
In the images shared by the Ministry of National Defense, it is seen that the F-401 fighter aircraft, which is affiliated to the Turkish Air Force's 16st Test Fleet Command, and the targeting pod ASELPOD, developed by ASELSAN, performed mass production acceptance test flights.
In the statement made by the Ministry, it was stated that "Our national targeting and marking pod ASELPOD serial production acceptance test flights continue to be carried out by our 401st Test Fleet Command ..".
ASELPOD Electro-Optical Reconnaissance, Surveillance and Targeting System
ASELPOD is a new generation multi-sensor targeting pod designed for combat aircraft. ASELPOD uses a 3rd generation 3 × 5 pixel detector operating in the 640-512 micron band in its thermal camera. Thermal Camera has three different viewpoints, Super Wide, Wide and Narrow.
ASELPOD Export to Pakistan
The first export of ASELPOD was realized to Pakistan on June 10, 2016, with a contract value of approximately USD 25 million and covering 16 systems, Pakistan also made a second order in 2017 with ASELSAN for an additional 16 ASELPODs with an amount of USD 24,9 million. had signed a contract.