Infantry Weapons

Turkey test fires OMTAS missiles from moving anti-tank vehicles

27 November 2019

Roketsan medium-range anti-tank missiles that were test fired from moving Pars 4×4 and Kaplan armoured vehicles hit their targets, Turkey's Presidency of Defence Industries (SSB) tweeted on 25 November.

Qualification testing is scheduled to be completed by the end of this year and deliveries of a total of 206 vehicles to the Turkish Land Forces Command (TLFC) to begin by 2020, the SSB said.

FNSS Savunma Sistemleri is producing 184 of the lightest member of the Kaplan vehicle family as the platform for the tracked vehicle for the OMTAS project and 78 Pars 4×4s as the project's wheeled anti-tank vehicle.

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