Bora ballistic missile system deliveries to the Turkish Armed Forces have been completed.
In the BORA Missile Project, whose contract was signed in 2009 and developed and produced by ROKETSAN, deliveries to the Turkish Armed Forces were completed. Presidency of Defense Industries announced that “all deliveries within the scope of the BORA Missile Project have been completed”.
The BORA ballistic missile generates intense and effective firepower on high priority targets within the army’s impact area. BORA Missile provides excellent fire support to maneuvering units with timely, accurate and effective firepower. The missile can be launched from other platforms with a suitable interface for integration with the ROKETSAN’s BORA Weapon System. The range of the BORA Missile is estimated to be 280+ km. There is also an export version of the BORA ballistic missile system known as KAAN.
Logistics Support Project for BORA Missile System signed
In December 2019, the BORA Missile System Logistics Support Project was signed between the Presidency of Defense Industries and ROKETSAN, which will meet the need for the BORA Missile Systems to remain active and operational with all their functions.
President of Defense Industries Prof. Dr. İsmail Demir, representatives of the Ministry of National Defense, General Staff, Land Forces Command and ROKETSAN attended the signing ceremony. The project will meet the need for the BORA Missile Systems in the inventory of the Land Forces Command, to remain active with all their functions.
PKK’s identified targets were hit with ‘Bora’
While Operation Claw, launched by the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) against PKK in the northern region of Hakurk on May 27, 2019, continues. Shelters and ammunition used by PKK terrorists are identified and destroyed later on.
In July 2019 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) detected PKK targets in Hakurk detected, after the coordinates were set and they were annihilated through Turkey’s national “BORA” with a range of 280 kilometers. The missile firings were also observed with the naked eye in the county of Degik, located at the zero point of the Iraqi border.
- Diameter: 610 mm
- Weight: 2.500 kg
- Guidance: Global Positioning System (GPS) + Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) Aided
Intertial Navigation System (INS) or INS Only
- Control: Aerodynamic Control with Hydraulic Actuation System
- Propellant Type: Composite Solid
- Warhead Type: High Explosive with Blast Fragmentation
- Warhead Weight: 470 kg
- Fuze Type: Point Detonating and Proximity
- Accuracy: (CEP)≤ 10 m GPS + GLONASS Aided INS
≤ 100 m INS Only