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

Air Defense Weapons

Weapon Origin Role Versions In service Notes
Surface to Air Weapons
MIM-14  USA Medium Range Air Defense Weapon Improved Nike Hercules 92 Fire Unit with 92 Battery.[1] Not in active service.
MIM-23  USA Medium Range Air Defense Weapon Hawk XXI 92 Fire Unit with 16 Battery.[1] Modernized.
Rapier missile  UK/ Turkey Medium Range Air Defense Weapon Rapier 2000 515 Fire Unit with 86 Battery.[2] Produced under license by Roketsan.
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.[6]
AN/MPQ-14  USA Command Guidance Radar Issued with Nike Hercules missiles.[7]
AN/FPS-71  USA High-Power Acquisition Radar Issued with Nike Hercules missiles.[8]
AN/MPQ-64 Sentinel  USA/ Turkey Short Range Air Defense Radar Issued with HAWK missiles.[9]
AN/MPQ-62  USA/ Turkey Continuous Wave Acquisition Radar Issued with HAWK missiles.[10]
AN/MPQ-61  USA/ Turkey HAWK High Power Illuminator Radar Issued with HAWK missiles.[11]
Dagger radar  UK/ TUR Multi-beam high resolution 3D radar system. Issued with Rapier missiles.[12]
Blindfire radar  UK/ TUR Unit Guidance Radar Issued with Rapier missiles.[13]
Selex RAT-31DL  ITA Long-range air surveillance radar Upgraded in 2014.[14]
Selex RAT-31SL  ITA Short-range air surveillance radar Upgraded in 2014.[15]
AN/FPS-117[16]  USA Long-range air surveillance radar
AN/TPS-77[17]  USA Long-range air surveillance radar
AN/TPS-64[18]  USA Long-range air surveillance radar
KORAL[19]  Turkey Mobile Electronic Warfare Radar
HR-3000 RSRP[20]  UK Long-range air surveillance radar
TRS 22XX Parasol  FRA/ Turkey Long-range air surveillance radar Produced by Havelsan[21]
TRS 3445 Suricate  FRA/ Turkey Short-range air surveillance radar Produced by Havelsan[22]

Missiles and Bombs

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[23]
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

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  2. Weapons Transfers and Violations of the Laws of War in Turkey at Google Books
  3. http://www.tarafsizhaber.com/zipkin-askeri-usleri-koruyor-29482
  4. http://www.kokpit.aero/turkiyenin-orta-menzil-i-hawk-hava-savunma-sistemi
  5. http://www.cmano-db.com/facility/1395/
  6. http://www.cmano-db.com/facility/1395/
  7. http://www.cmano-db.com/facility/1395/
  8. http://www.cmano-db.com/facility/1395/
  9. http://www.cmano-db.com/facility/790/
  10. http://www.cmano-db.com/facility/790/
  11. http://www.cmano-db.com/facility/790/
  12. http://www.cmano-db.com/facility/696/
  13. http://www.cmano-db.com/facility/1185/
  14. http://www.upi.com/Business_News/Security-Industry/2014/06/17/Selex-ES-receives-NATO-contract-to-upgrade-radar-in-Turkey/1881403029935/
  15. http://www.upi.com/Business_News/Security-Industry/2014/06/17/Selex-ES-receives-NATO-contract-to-upgrade-radar-in-Turkey/1881403029935/
  16. http://what-when-how.com/military-weapons/strategic-warning-radars-military-weapons/
  17. http://www.cmano-db.com/facility/1350/
  18. http://www.cmano-db.com/facility/954/
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  20. http://www.cmano-db.com/facility/917/
  21. http://savunmaveteknoloji.com/turk-radarlari-suriye-sinirini-izliyor-2/
  22. http://www.cmano-db.com/facility/979/
  23. "Turkish air forces boosted by new generation AMRAAM". September 10, 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>