Friday, September 24, 2021

Turkey concluded development phase of new precision-guided bomb kit

Turkey’s leading missile house and defence contractor Roketsan successfully concluded development phase of new Teber precision-guided bomb kit in both Mk 81 and Mk 82 configuration.

Ismail Demir, Undersecretary for Turkish Defence Industries (SSM), tweeted on 4 July that the delivery of Teber laser guidance kit will be started in this month.

According to the Roketsan, Teber is a low-cost laser guidance kit that is attached to MK-81(250lb) and MK-82 (500lb) general purpose bombs. Teber converts the bombs into precision smart weapons using Inertial Navigation System, Global Positioning System and Laser Seeker.

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Teber’s modular design offers affordable options. An add-on Laser Seeker which is located on the front section allows precise hit capability for moving, relocatable and maritime targets even if the target is maneuvering at high speeds. Laser Seeker may be equipped with or without Height of Burst Seeker.

Also reported that on June 21-22 were conducted a successful test of new Teber kit that transforms a standard bomb into a precision-guided weapon. Ismail Demir also has released video of this tests.

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