Turkey Tests Its 1st Locally Made Medium-Range Missile Engine (excerpt)
(Source: Daily Sabah; published June 19, 2020)
ISTANBUL --- The prototype testing of Turkey’s first domestically designed medium-range missile engine TEI-TJ300 was carried out Friday in the Turkish Aerospace Industries' (TAI) compound with the participation of Industry and Technology Minister Mustafa Varank.

The Medium Range Anti-Ship Missile (MRASM) air-breathing engine TEI-TJ300, produced through the cooperation of TAI, leading defense contractor Roketsan and the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBITAK), was tested in TAI's compound in Turkey's central province of Eskişehir.

The operational test of the Turkish Engine Industries (TEI) TJ300 turbojet engine, which TEI developed locally for the Medium Range Anti-Aircraft Missile, at an intake air speed of 750 km/h.

Varank, giving a speech at the testing ceremony, referred to the development of the engine by Turkish engineers as an important step in terms of what the country has achieved so far in the defense industry.

The turbojet engine TJ300 was originally designed to be used in medium-range ship repellent missiles, while with different configurations, it can also be used with several other platforms. (end of excerpt)

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