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Airbus will equip Helicopters with CIRIT Missile System 14 June, 2016

Turkish missile maker, Roketsan, has signed a deal to equip Airbus Helicopters’ H135M and H145M platforms with its laser-guided missile system, the CIRIT, at Eurosatory defence expo.

 

The H135M and H145M are Airbus’ lightweight, armed combat helicopter platforms. The CIRIT is a 70mm guided-missile system. It has a range of 8 kilometres.

 

Roketsan chairman of directors board Emin Alpman said,  “We present to our customers  extremely versatile platform with highly effective weapons for armed scout operations. What we believe is that this program will lead to a long-term cooperation between our companies to extend our solutions to allied countries armed forces.” Roketsan will present Cirit Missile to potential Airbus customers according to the agreeement.

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