Turkish “Akinci Teha” succeeds in testing a local missile

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The Turkish company “Baykar” announced the success of the “Bayraktar Akinci Teha” drone in the first test of launching the locally developed “İHA-230” missile through an air vehicle, and it hit the target accurately.

Baykar, the manufacturer of the drone, said in a statement on Friday that the integration of the new locally produced munitions and systems into the “Bayraktar Akinci Teha” drone continues with success.

It is noteworthy that the “İHA-230” is the first Turkish “air-to-surface” supersonic missile developed by the Turkish “Roketsan” defense industries company.

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The missile hit its target with complete accuracy at a distance of 140 kilometers, to succeed in its first launch test from an air vehicle.

The statement added that the drone took off from the “Akinci Flight Training and Testing Center” in the state of Tekirdag, northwestern Turkey, and that the missile test took place in the shooting range in the state of Sinop, in the north of the country.