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The First OMTAS Shot from a Moving Vehicle Accomplished as Part of the ATV Project

Within the scope of the ATV Project, the first target was successfully hit with an OMTAS missile fired from a moving vehicle. The qualification tests are expected to be completed by the end of this year, and delivery will begin by 2020. Under the project, a total of 260 vehicles will be delivered.

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The first firing test with the Roketsan OMTAS missile from moving PARS and KAPLAN ATV vehicles developed by FNSS was carried out successfully, as part of the Anti-Tank Vehicle (ATV) project. The Presidency of Defense Industries (SSB) announced the firing test from its official social media account, stating, “Within the scope of the ATV Project, the first target was successfully hit with an OMTAS missile fired from a moving vehicle. The qualification tests are expected to be completed by the end of this year, and delivery will begin by 2020. Under the project, a total of 260 vehicles will be delivered.”

Within the scope of the ATV Project, the OMTAS missile was launched from the Anti-Tank Remote Controlled Turret (ARCT) integrated into the tracked KAPLAN ATV vehicle during the previous test and successfully hit a moving target on April 6, 2019.

The Anti-Tank Vehicle (ATV) contract between the SSB and FNSS Defence Systems was signed on June 27, 2016 and entered into force on October 14, 2016. Within the scope of the project, FNSS will deliver 184 ATVs based on the KAPLAN tracked armored vehicle and 76 ATVs based on the PARS 4x4 Wheeled Armored Vehicle (WAV). Eighty of the KAPLAN ATVs will be fitted with KORNET-E ATGMs, and the remaining 104 will be fitted with Roketsan’s MIZRAK-O/OMTAS ATGMs. All of the 76 PARS 4x4 ATVs will be equipped with Roketsan’s MIZRAK-O/OMTAS ATGMs.