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Turkey developed new rocket launcher system in partnership with KB LUCH

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 Turkish defence giant ASELSAN has entered into an agreement with Ukrainian defence company SpecTechnoExprt and  LUCH to co-operate on the development of modern rocket launcher system for light armored vehicles. 

According to the ASELSAN’s statement Thursday, Ukrainian-made Skif missile was successfully integrated into ASELSAN’s rocket launcher system.

ASELSAN and Ukrainian defence company LUCH have been working on the integration for the last six months.


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The system has passed two tests, successfully hitting targets at a range of 5 kilometers (3.1 miles).

More: Turkey to equip tanks with a new high-tech protection system

The system’s feature lies in its possibility to aim the missiles at a target from closed emplacements and shelters that reduces the risk of the gunner destruction by reply fire attack of the enemy.

More: Aselsan unveils new generation of Korhan infantry fighting vehicle

Defense company ASELSAN designs, develops and manufactures military communication systems, radar and electronic warfare systems, electro-optical systems and defense and weapon systems for the Turkish military, in addition to exports abroad.

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