27 May 2013 Baku. Rashad Suleymanov - APA.
Azerbaijan will soon start producing missiles together with Turkey’s ROKETSAN company. ROKETSAN told APA about it exclusively.
Production line has been established at one of the facilities of Azerbaijan with the participation of ROKETSAN. The sides signed a contract on starting production in Istanbul on May 8.
In accordance with the contract, 107mm and 122mm caliber missiles will be produced in Azerbaijan. Only the engine of the missiles will be made by ROKETSAN. The other parts will be made and assembled in Azerbaijan.
Compared to the Grad multiple-rocket launchers included in the arsenal of the army, 122 mm caliber missiles to be jointly produced are twice as longer (42 km) for its shooting range. The shooting range of 107 mm caliber missiles is 11 km and approximately 4 km long away compared to the missiles made by Russia and Ukraine.