ROKETSAN is Awarded to Supply CIRIT to UAE
ROKETSAN, celebrating 25th anniversary this year, a proven leader in missile and rocket programs and a major part of Turkey’s defense industry, is awarded to supply certain number of 2,75” Laser Guided Missile “CİRİT” and integration activities for multiple platforms with TAWAZUN Holding, a strategic investment holding company focused on defense and specialized manufacturing. TAWAZUN develops ventures through industrial partnerships and strategic investments in focused sectors creating value and transferring knowledge and technological capability to the UAE.
ROKETSAN has completed the development and qualification of the new generation 2,75” Laser Guided Missile “CIRIT” and signed the first contract for the serial production with the Turkish Ministry of Defence. Being the first guided 2,75” Missile to be under serial production, ROKETSAN started the deliveries in May 2012 for combat deployment. The missile is unique due to its range up to 8km, multi purpose (Anti Armor, Anti Personnel and Incendiary) warhead, AUR characteristics and Insensitive Munition (Type V) properties. The integration of CIRIT for different platforms such as Helicopters, UAVs, Fixed Platforms, Heavy and Light Armored Vehicles, Naval and Land systems is run by ROKETSAN for international customers.