IHA-230 supersonic missile is capable of hitting targets up to 140 kilometres away.
The Turkish high-altitude unmanned combat aerial vehicle Bayraktar Akinci, manufactured by Turkish defence company, Baykar, has successfully test-fired an IHA-230 missile.
The missile is capable of hitting targets at a distance of up to 140 kilometres (90 miles), the company said in a statement on Friday.
Bayraktar #AKINCI ✈️🐳🚀#İHA230 Süpersonik Füzesi Atış Testi— BAYKAR (@BaykarTech) March 31, 2023
📍 Tekirdağ / Çorlu 🛫
📍 Sinop / Karadeniz 🚀
🎯 Hedef Mesafesi / Target Distance: 140 km
📍 Tekirdağ / Çorlu 🛬#BAYKAR 🤝 @roketsan#İHA230 Supersonic Missile Firing Test pic.twitter.com/uWEoFmgtcm
The test firing of the missile, Türkiye's first air-to-ground supersonic missile developed by Türkiye's defence giant Roketsan, was completed successfully, Baykar said.
The missile, fired by Bayraktar Akinci in the Sinop Firing Range, hit the point 140 kilometres away on the Black Sea with a direct strike.
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