Azerbaijan to purchase Turkish-made Roketsan UMTAS and OMTAS anti-tank missiles 1502143

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Saturday, February 15, 2014 01:00 PM
 
Azerbaijan to purchase Turkish-made Roketsan UMTAS and OMTAS anti-tank missiles
Azerbaijan is purchasing UMTAS and OMTAS anti-tank missile complexes from Turkey.In January 2014, the Azerbaijan Press Agency APA, reports quoting military sources that these missiles are currently tested by Azerbaijani servicemen.
     
Azerbaijan is purchasing UMTAS and OMTAS anti-tank missile complexes from Turkey.In January 2014, the Azerbaijan Press Agency APA, reports quoting military sources that these missiles are currently tested by Azerbaijani servicemen.
Turkish-made Roketsan UMTAS air-to-surface anti-tank missile
     

Representatives of ROKETSAN Company said that Azerbaijani servicemen highly estimated both missiles. These missiles can be used both on different vehicles and above ground.

Company officials said that one of Azerbaijani military institutions is interested in “Cirit” anti-tank missiles produced by ROKETSAN Company.

The TAM-LR (UMTAS) is an anti-tank missile developed by the Turkish Company Roketsan primarily for use from assault helicopters. TAM-LR is equipped with state of the art technologies making it
effective against all armored threats of the modern battlefield.

UMTAS, with its Imaging Infrared Seeker and Laser Seeker options, is an antitank missile, having a range of 8 km and lock on before / after launch and “fire and forget / fire and update” properties, used against armored targets, from Air to Ground as well as Ground to Ground.

     
Azerbaijan is purchasing UMTAS and OMTAS anti-tank missile complexes from Turkey.In January 2014, the Azerbaijan Press Agency APA, reports quoting military sources that these missiles are currently tested by Azerbaijani servicemen.
Turkish-made Roketsan OMTAS surface-to-surface anti-tank missile
     
The OMTAS is a surface-to-surface anti-tank missile is aslo developed by the Turkish Company Roketsan. It has an infrared sensor head which has a range of 4 km used against armored targets, having Locking in before / after firing and Fire – Forger / Fire – Update.

The OMTAS anti-tank missile has a minimum range of 200 m and maximum 4 km, it can function in all weather conditions, day and night. OMTAS, which can be used in Fire – Forget and Fire – Update modes, with the elasticity provided by its target update capability, offers possibilities to fire in covered position, to fire at targets behind cover, to point precisely and to evaluate the effectiveness of the hit, can be used against fixed and moving targets.
 

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