Turkey’s “Tayfun Ballistic Missile” Frightened Greece

Details of the Tayfun ballistic missile, which Turkey tested by launching from Rize and produced with domestic and national resources, brought the US press together with its readers. The Tayfun ballistic missile test alarmed Greece, which has been experiencing great tensions with Turkey recently. Headlines were made about this issue in the Greek press, and expressions were used that “raising deep concern in the military circles of all neighboring states”.

A new achievement has been added to Turkey’s achievements in the field of defense industry. Test shots of the domestic Tayfun missile developed by Roket Sanayi ve Ticaret AŞ (ROKETSAN) were made in Rize.


The test, which took place yesterday, found wide coverage in the foreign press. US-based Bloomberg shared the details of the missile test with its readers. Bloomberg, based on two sources that he did not disclose, included the information that the missile landed on the shores of Sinop.

Tayfun Ballistic


Bloomberg’s news received wide coverage in the Greek press. “How does Turkey raise the threat?” Asking the question, Ta Nea gave the following statement in his news: “The distance traveled by the missile is twice the distance between Izmir and Athens.”


Kathimerini newspaper, on the other hand, underlined that the Turkish authorities refused to give any information about the project and underlined that the project was carried out in great secrecy.

While the Skai newspaper presented the missile test to its readers with the headline “Show of power”, Eleftherostypos commented on the missile test, “It caused deep concerns in the military circles of all neighboring states”.

Tayfun Ballistic

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Gül Demirci

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  1. Up yours Turkgays. Greece can defend itself, from you islamo fascists. Besides Turkgays getting butt hurt by ypg Kurdish melita.

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