Turkey Begins Testing MIZRAK-U Long-Range Anti-Tank Missile | VIDEO

Turkish state-owned defense contractor Roketsan has begun testing their MIZRAK-U long-range anti-tank missile.

Turkish state-owned defense contractor Roketsan has begun testing a long-range anti-tank missile. According to Defense News, the MIZRAK-U was fired from a Cobra AH-1S helicopter and hit a target at a distance of 3.5 kilometers (2.17 miles).

Turkey’s defense procurement agency confirmed that the MIZRAK-U is to be integrated with T-129 attack helicopters, which are manufactured by Turkish Aerospace Industries and ItalianBritish defense conglomerate AgustaWestland.

As Defense News reports, the MIZRAK-U has a max range of eight kilometers (4.97 miles). It also has an imaging infrared seeker with an RF data link, and a tandem-high explosive warhead. A laser-seeker option is also available.

Read more: http://www.defensenews.com/article/20140310/DEFREG01/303100010/Turkey-Tests-Long-Range-Anti-Tank-Missile

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