This website uses cookies to manage authentication, navigation, and other functions. By using our website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.

Turkey sold strike missile to Azerbaijan


Turkey has reportedly sold its SOM air-launched stand-off strike missile to the Azerbaijan Air Force (AzAF). Roketsan is the prime contractor for the SOM.


Turkey sold strike missile to Azerbaijan Roketsan Stand-Off Missile for the Joint Strike Fighter (SOM-J) (Picture source: Roketsan)


Azerbaijan displayed the SOM during a military parade in Baku, according to local media sources. The SOM is for use against heavily defended, high-value targets such as surface-to-air missile (SAM) sites, aircraft, strategic assets, command and control centers, and naval vessels.

The SOM is available in four different versions: the SOM-A, SOM-J, SOM-B1, and SOM-B2. The basic version is powered by a turbojet and has a range of more than 250 kilometers.