Roketsan and MBDA Germany are Combining their Forces

Tarih: Issue 54 - July 2014

The ILA Berlin International Air Show that took place between 20-25 May saw the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between Roketsan and MBDA Deutschland GmbH on the production and integration of the 70mm laser guided missile System (“Cirit”). Under the terms of this agreement signed between Roketsan General Manager Selçuk Yaşar and MBDA Group Germany Managing Director Thomas Homberg , both companies will initiate the exchange of business and technical information, realize preliminary work on the integration of “Cirit” to the German UH Tiger Platform and present a solution for the needs of the German Armed Forces.

Speaking at the signing ceremony, Roketsan General Manager Selçuk Yaşar indicated that through this collaboration the capabilities of the 2.75” Laser Guided Missile System “Cirit” will be combined with the know-how of MBDA Germany’s weapon platform management systems and believed an advanced weapon system would be presented to the German Army.