In the Armored Combat Vehicle-ZMA Modernization Project initiated by the SSB to meet the needs of the Land Forces Command, vehicle driving and firing tests were carried out successfully on the preliminary prototype ZMA.
Presidency Defense Industry President Prof. Dr. İsmail Demir gave information about the latest developments within the scope of the project on his social media account.
Sharing a video about vehicle driving and firing tests, Demir used the following statements: “As part of our Armored Combat Vehicle Modernization Project, which we initiated for the Land Forces Command (KKK), vehicle driving and firing tests were carried out successfully on the prototype ZMA, which was produced in cooperation with ASELSAN-FNSS.
Within the scope of the project, 133 ZMA vehicles will be equipped with domestic and original solutions, modern weapon systems and high-tech mission equipment, their survivability will be significantly increased and their service life will be extended.”
ARMORED COMBAT VEHICLE-ZMA MODERNIZATION PROJECT
Within the scope of the Armored Combat Vehicle-ZMA Modernization Project, the ASELSAN Main Contractor will carry out the renovation and improvement activities of the ZMAs, 25 mm NEFER Weapon Turret, Laser Warning System, Close Range Surveillance System, Driver Vision System, Direction Finding and Navigation System, Commander, Gunner, Personnel and Driver Dashboards will be integrated.
Within the scope of the project, the subcontractor FNSS will carry out maintenance and repair activities on the ZMA platforms, the Air Conditioning System, Heating System, Fire Extinguishing and Explosion Suppression System subsystems will be integrated into the platforms, and armor and mine protection levels will be increased.
In addition to the modern weapon systems and high-tech mission equipment to be integrated into the vehicles in the ZMA Project, the Armor and Mine Protection levels of the vehicles will be increased, thereby significantly increasing the survivability and striking power of the ZMAs on the battlefield.