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The World’s First Laser Guided Missile System Integrated AUSV “ULAQ” Successfully Hits Target

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The ULAQ Armed Unmanned Surface Vehicle (AUSV), developed by Turkish companies Meteksan Defence and ARES Shipyard, successfully completed missile firing tests during the Turkish Navy’s Sea Wolf 2021 Naval Exercise. According to the video footage, two CIRIT Laser Guided Missiles were fired from ULAQ AUSV in series and the target was successfully hit by the ULAQ with a salvo of shots fired on May 27th.

Within the scope of the scheduled firing test of the naval exercise, ULAQ launched the Roketsan-made CIRIT missile with telemetry on May 26th and following the first successful launch test, the CIRIT Missile that was fitted with a warhead was successfully launched and hit the target by the ULAQ AUSV on May 27th.