BOZDOĞAN, the in-sight air-to-air missile developed in the GÖKTUĞ project, hit the target with the first shot.
The last official statement regarding the GÖKTUĞ air-to-air missile family system was made by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on 14 April 2021. Erdogan via social media accounts,
“”Turkey has managed to become one of the few countries with surface-to-air missile technology. BOZDOGAN, our in-sight air-to-air missile developed by our young technicians and engineers in the Goktug project, hit the target with a full hit in the first shot. Maşallah to the young people.”
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Türkiye, havadan havaya füze teknolojisine sahip sayılı ülkelerden biri olmayı başardı.
Genç teknisyen ve mühendislerimizin GÖKTUĞ projesinde geliştirdiği görüş içi hava-hava füzemiz BOZDOĞAN, ilk atışta hedefi tam isabetle vurdu.
— Recep Tayyip Erdoğan (@RTErdogan) April 14, 2021
On April 7, a firing test was carried out under the coordination of 4 F-16 aircraft of the Air Force Command and a tanker aircraft under the 10th Tanker Base Command. Fired by the F-16 against an aerial target, BOZDOGAN destroyed the target with a direct hit.