Roketsan Missiles Industries Inc of Turkey and Airbus Helicopters, has signed a Memorandum Of Understanding to execute a program to integrate 2,75” Laser Guided Missile (CİRİT) to H135M and H145M helicopters.
Airbus Helicopters as the design and manufacturer of lightweight armed combat helicopter platforms H135M and H145M, and Roketsan as the missile house of the 70mm Laser Guided Missile “CİRİT”, combined the extensive capabilities of their products and to provide a leading solution for worldwide customers.
“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 countires armed forces.” Said Mr. Emin ALPMAN, Chairman of the Board of Roketsan.
“Airbus Helicopters is proud to reinforce its industrial cooperation with Roketsan. We are optimistic about the genuine interest such solution based on the H135M and H145M could raise both in Turkey and in the international market” Said Mr. Olivier MICHALON, Airbus Helicopters Senior Vice President and Head of Europe.