ROKETSAN General Manager Murat İkinci answered the questions of NTV reporter Özden Erkuş on NTV live broadcast.
In the interview, it was shared that the development phase of the KARAOK anti-tank weapon has been completed and will be in the TAF inventory by the end of the 2021.
KARAOK, a Short-Range Fire and Forget Anti-Tank Guided Missile used by a Single Personnel, is a portable missile system that can operate day / night thanks to the infrared imager head on it. KARAOK; It can be used in air assault, airborne and amphibious operations to stop, delay, channel and destroy threats at short range.
KARAOK, whose weight is less than 16 kg, is 110 cm long and has an aligned cross-shaped wing and back swept wing structure. The missile was equipped with a tandem (sequential) warhead (weight is unknown)and a new and indigenously developed hybrid-double-stage (launch, flight) rocket engine (weight is unknown) designed to deliver firing from a confined space .Firing modes; It includes the ability to lock before the launch , lock after the launch, fire-forget, overhead or direct hit.
KARAOK is performed of its first guided missile.
As we reported on the day of May 7, 2021, the KARAOK Anti-Tank Missile, which was delivered from ASELSAN to ROKETSAN, using the Infrared Seeker Head, hit the target in the first guided test missile launch.
It was stated that range of KARAOK is 1000m previously on the product catalog of ROKETSAN. It was shared that the range of KARAOK, which is under development, has been increased to 2500 meters in the catalog published in January 2021.