Leading Turkish missile manufacturer Roketsan is confident about the market potential of its KHAN artillery missile system that it has showcased at DIMDEX 2022, which got underway in in Doha, Qatar, today.
Designed and produced by Roketsan, KHAN is a ground-to-ground missile that is able to provide mass fire power on high payoff targets within the area of influence of the army. The missile, which entered the inventory of the Turkish Armed Forces (TAF) in 2014, has made a name for itself in military circles for its range, firing precision and effectiveness. According to company officials, the missile can provide sustained and effective firepower and is a 24/7 “ready to fire” system that can be used in any weather or on any terrain.
The missile, which is able to hit targets accurately with its inertial guidance system or its GNSS supported inertial guidance system, is 610 mm in diameter and weighs 2,500 kg. Having a range of 80-280 km, the system has a warhead weight of 470 kg and provides long-range precision strike capability against a number of targets, including Artillery and
air defence systems, radar sites, assembly areas, logistic facilities,C2 facilities and other high priority targets.
According to company officials, the missile can be launched from the KHAN Weapon System and the Multi-Barrel Rocket Launcher (MBRL) produced by Roketsan. The company can also integrate the missile into the other tactical wheeled vehicle platforms with integration-compatible interfaces.
Combat proven and ready to fire in a short time, KHAN, which “is reassuring for allies and spreads fear among enemies,” is equipped with anti-jamming and anti-spoofing solutions. Designed for 24/7 all weather/terrain usage, the missile ensures low collateral damage because of its high accuracy
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