SOM tests cruise missile with a range of 200 km completed and they are ready for mass production, said Nihat Ergyun (Nihat Ergun), Minister of Science, Industry and Technology. The missile was developed for the Turkish Armed Forces.
Nihat Ergyun said that the Council for Scientific and Technical Research of Turkey (TUBITAK) for the military theme running about 2,500 engineers. Currently Turkey has capabilities for creation of missiles with a range of 500 km, he said.
SOM missile can be launched from the air, land and sea, said the minister.
«Missiles are induced using GPS and maps. Tests completed. This project is absolutely designed TUBITAK and missiles SOM scamper in serial production phase, «said Ergyun.