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IDEF 2013: Roketsan unveils new smart munition

9th May 2013 - 14:43 GMT | by Tony Skinner in Istanbul


Turkish weapons manufacturer Roketsan plans to test-fire its new Smart Micro Munition from the Anka medium altitude long endurance UAV, the company has revealed.

A Roketsan spokesman told Shephard the Smart Micro Munition would likely be integrated and flight tested on the Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) Anka before the end of the year, stated.

The spokesman said the weapon had been developed for use for UAV classes and light attack aircraft where payload weight was a critical factor. The munition weighs less than 50lb and is less than 1m in length.

‘The munition uses the UMTAS [anti-tank missile] laser seeker

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Tony Skinner


Tony Skinner

Tony Skinner is Shephard Media's Creative Director, overseeing the strategic direction, content development and project …

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