Turkey creates laser weapon
The prototype of the laser weapon to be produced in Turkey is ready. Trend news agency informs about this referring to Turkish Vatan newspaper.
The proposal to create a laser weapon was put forward by the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey in May 2013. Turkish navy will be equipped with these weapons.
Reportedly, Turkish government has allocated 120 million TRY to produce a laser weapon.
Turkish military-industrial company - Aselsan – and the Scientific and Technological Research Council are working on the creation of the weapon.
The project was approved by Turkey’s Defense Industry Ministry.
The work within the project will last for six years. Two models of the laser weapon will be created at the first stage. The weapon will be tested in the Black Sea.