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Cirit laser-guided rocket

Country of Origin: Turkey


The Cirit is a 2.75-in (70-mm) laser-guided rocket designed to be utilized by attack helicopters against unarmored and light armored targets that are moving or stationary. The system was designed as an all-up round and is not a guidance kit for existing weapons. The Cirit is being developed for Turkey's T129 (A129 Mangusta) attack helicopters.

The rocket is named after a traditional Turkish horseback game where two teams of riders fight a mock battle using wooden spears known as...

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