World Bulletin / News Desk
Turkey will export active laser guided missiles to Union of Arab Emirates. Turkey and UAE military have signed an export agreement worth 196.2 million USD.
"CIRIT", a missile with the longest range in its class which provides a superior precision against light, armored/unarmored and stationary/mobile targets as well as being a cost effective solution was awarded at the International Defence Fair.
It was designed by Turkish engineers and built by Turkey's ROKETSAN.
2,75- Laser Guided Missile CIRIT was designed for the purpose of filling the gap between cheap, unguided rockets with low precision and the high cost, guided anti-tank missiles.
CIRIT can be fired from standard CIRIT POD developed by ROKETSAN and as well as from Smart Pod. Smart Pod increases the capability envelope of CIRIT missile for inventory information exchange through the platform it possess prior to launch.
CIRIT is stored in the canister which facilities loading and unloading.
CIRIT, by means of its aerodynamic shape and composite solid propellant rocket motor, has the longest range in its class, 8 km, as compared to classic 2,75- unguided rockets.
Moreover, CIRIT missile offers options, such as multi purpose warhead (Armor Piercing Anti-personnel and Incendiary) as well as High Explosive warhead.
CIRIT system defined as the official missile system of National Attack Helicopter (T-129) under development and can be also integrated to various platforms (Helicopter, UAV, Land Vehicle, Light Assault Aircraft, Naval platform).Last Mod: 22 Şubat 2013, 15:26