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Turkey helps Bangladesh to rocket forward

7th June 2021 - 23:14 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Christchurch


Bangladesh is the newest customer for the T-300 multiple rocket launcher system. (Roketsan)

New multiple rocket launchers, light tanks, MRAPs, 40mm automatic grenade launchers and pistols are reaching the hands of the Bangladesh Army.

Bangladesh has received a complement of T-300 Kasirga multiple rocket launchers (MRL) from Roketsan in Turkey. The South Asian nation ordered 18 such artillery units in March 2019.

Mounted on a Kamaz 65224 6x6 truck chassis in Bangladesh’s case, the T-300 can fire both 122mm rockets (TR-122 with maximum 40km range) and 300mm rockets (TR-300 with range of 40-100km), as well as the TRG-300 Tiger missile.

In its Block I configuration, the latter has a range of 120km with its 105kg high explosive and blast fragmentation warhead. The enhanced Tiger Block II missile has a 190kg warhead and a 20-90km

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Gordon Arthur


Gordon Arthur

Gordon Arthur was the Asia Pacific editor for Shephard Media. Born in Scotland and educated …

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