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SOM M? Is it SOM J?
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M should be for Mine. I think after succesfull trials of Malaman, they are incorporating this into SOM and UCA.

Although, speculating this based on the information shared years ago that a mine-carrying SOM was envisaged. Could as well be a word play like SOM-Milli, to indicate indigeneous engine, or SOM-MMU to indicate new SOM-J fitting internal bays of MMU.
 

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M should be for Mine. I think after succesfull trials of Malaman, they are incorporating this into SOM and UCA.

Although, speculating this based on the information shared years ago that a mine-carrying SOM was envisaged. Could as well be a word play like SOM-Milli, to indicate indigeneous engine, or SOM-MMU to indicate new SOM-J fitting internal bays of MMU.
Yes, the J stood for JSF, now it should be SOM MMU, basically.
 

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M should be for Mine. I think after succesfull trials of Malaman, they are incorporating this into SOM and UCA.

Although, speculating this based on the information shared years ago that a mine-carrying SOM was envisaged. Could as well be a word play like SOM-Milli, to indicate indigeneous engine, or SOM-MMU to indicate new SOM-J fitting internal bays of MMU.
What happened to SOM-C? Wasn't that supposed to have Anti-Ship capabilities?

SOM-M maybe a further development of SOM-J? (LongerRange, more stealthy design?)
 

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What happened to SOM-C? Wasn't that supposed to have Anti-Ship capabilities?

SOM-M maybe a further development of SOM-J? (LongerRange, more stealthy design?)
SAGE has turned into a blackhole of information recently for any on-going project, last it was told both SOM-C and J ongoes data-link enabled surface engagement trials.

Might be SOM - Miniature as well, but hope it is not referring to Miniature.
 

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SAGE has turned into a blackhole of information recently for any on-going project, last it was told both SOM-C and J ongoes data-link enabled surface engagement trials.

Might be SOM - Miniature as well, but hope it is not referring to Miniature.
What do C and J stand for?
 

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What do C and J stand for?
J is Joint of F35 Joint Strike Fighter program, you can see stuff like JDAM, JSOW, JSM. SOM was made with Lockeed and meant to be used with F35, it turned out dimensions of plane and munition didn't match after design went on and they made a J version. It was never integrated so now we said we want to put in it KAAN. I think M is just a rename of J because why name it after JSF if it won't be used with it.
 

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J is Joint of F35 Joint Strike Fighter program, you can see stuff like JDAM, JSOW, JSM. SOM was made with Lockeed and meant to be used with F35, it turned out dimensions of plane and munition didn't match after design went on and they made a J version. It was never integrated so now we said we want to put in it KAAN. I think M is just a rename of J because why name it after JSF if it won't be used with it.
So M refers MMU like J is for JSM.
 

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This is simply magnificent. Awesome capability that only so few have. Tolun will keep growing with what's learned from GBU-39s we get from US.
This a great option for our planes to have, but, I also love the fact that we have 2 different drones that can also use this. In fact, Aksungur might be able to carry 8 instead of 4.

Edit: I was wrong about Aksungur. Its inner weapon station can apparently carry 500 kgs, which would be enough for 4 Tolun + Sadak, but TAI lists its payload capacity as "750 kgs +" I misremembered it as being 1500 kgs. So, Aksungur is out in that regard, unless TAI massively underreported its payload capacity.
 
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