SOM (missile)

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SOM Cruise Missile
SOM cruise missile mockup on MSPO 2014.jpeg
SOM cruise missile mockup exhibitit during MSPO 2017 at Kielce, Poland.
TeepCruise missile
Anti-ship missile
Place o oreeginTurkey
Service history
In serviceSince 2017
Production history
ManufacturerTÜBİTAK-SAGE an Roketsan
SOM-J tae be additionally produced bi Lockheed Martin unner licence frae Roketsan
Wecht600 kilograms (1,323 lb)
Lenth3,657 millimetres (12.0 ft)[1]
Warheid230 kilograms (507 lb)
SOM-A: High Explosive
SOM-B1: Heich Explosive
SOM-B2: Dual-stage penetrator
SOM-J: Semi-airmour piercing teep with blast/fragmentation

IngineMicroturbo TRI 40 (Replaced with KALE-ARGE KTJ-3200 since 2018 [2])
2.5-3.3 kN
Weengspan2.6 metres (8.53 ft)
250 km (130 nmi)[3] (operational variant)[4]
Flicht altitudeTerrain hugging
Sea skimming
Speed623 knots (0.94 Mach )
Terrain Referenced Navigation
Image Based Navigation
Automatic Target Recognition
Imaging Infrareid Seeker[5]
Accuracy5 metres (16 ft) CEP
F-16 Fighting Falcon
F-4 Phantom II
F-35 Lightning II

SOM Cruise Missile (Turkis: Satha Atılan Orta Menzilli Mühimmat) is a next-generation heich precision cruise missile, which can be launched frae laund, sea an air platforms[6] developit bi TÜBİTAK SAGE, Defence Research and Development Institute of Turkey. It wis first revealed during the 100th anniversary celebrations o the Turkis Air Force at the Çiğli Air Base in İzmir, on 4 Juin 2011. Developit syne 2006, the SOM cruise missile is Turkey's first domestic guidit missile for destroying baith stationary an muiving targets at a staund-off distance of ower 180 kilometers.[4][7] Awtho being developit bi TÜBİTAK SAGE which still haulds authority ower the design o the missile, Roketsan haes been given the role o producing an marketing the missile for export.[8]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Pocock, Chris. "Turkey's Own Cruise Missile Makes First Flight". Aviation International News online. Retrieved 19 September 2015.
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  3. "'Bizim Patriot' üretime hazır". HÜRRİYET - TÜRKİYE'NİN AÇILIŞ SAYFASI. Retrieved 8 October 2015.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "TÜBITAK-SAGE Press Release" (PDF). Retrieved 4 May 2012.
  6. "Turkey finalizes 200 km range missile tests - BUSINESS". Retrieved 8 October 2015.
  7. Turkey reveals stand-off missile bunker buster. TRDefence. Retrieved 6 June 2015
  8. (in Inglis) David Donald UAE is first export success for CIRIT . Jane's. Retrieved 20 February 2015