According to AzeriDefence, company MKEK (Turkey) has decided to question regarding the motor 155-mm self-propelled guns T-155 Firtina. After artillery systems with the new engine will be tests on weapons of Azerbaijan will begin to enter self-propelled artillery.
It is clear that the 2011 contract with the Turkish company MKEK, concerning supplies to Azerbaijan SAU 36 T-155 Firtina, price equal to 200 million dollars, has blocked the German company MTU, the failed re-export to Azerbaijan engines MTU 881 Ka-500. Recall that these power plants, the power of which 1,000 hp, self-propelled guns mounted on the T-155 Firtina Turkish army. Now, as reported by AzeriDefence, the issue has finally been resolved, and the artillery of the T-155 will deliver only MKEK. On self-propelled artillery units will stand slider "Very well-known company." New artillery system will also be equipped with the most modern guidance systems.
155-mm self-propelled guns T-155 Firtina Turkish production is used by the Turkish army since 2004. Number of crew artillery system is 5 persons. A combat deployment — 30 seconds. SAU T-155 Firtina able to shoot at an interval of 15 seconds at a distance of 40 km.
T-155 Firtina has an inertial navigation system, a computer fire control radar system automatically adjusting and measuring the velocity of the projectile combat, developed by ASELSAN. ANN is able to determine the coordinates of the target, the accuracy of which is 17.5 m