TRG-230 is a Turkish guided-missiles system within the ranges 20 – 70 km developed by ROKETSAN. The missile can be launched from ROKETSAN Multi Barrel Rocket Launcher (MBRL) Weapon System, MCL (Multi-Caliber Launcher) Artillery Weapon System and other platforms with compatible interfaces. ROKETSAN recently integrated its TRG-230 surface-to-surface missile with a laser-seeker head and conducted a successful test on its new laser-guided missile system, the TRLG-230, aimed at a reflected laser beam. The target was indicated by the Bayraktar TB2 UAV. TRLG-230 will strengthen the hand of the Turkish Armed Forces in the Aegean and Eastern Mediterranean.
In July, ROKETSAN announced that it had put into use TRG-230 missiles with a range of 70 kilometers, a precise version of the 230-millimeter (9-inch) TR-230 missile, which is guided using GPS/INS navigation and can be launched from ROKETSAN’s Tiger Multi Barrel Rocket Launcher (MBRL) Weapon System, Multi-Caliber Launcher (MCL) Artillery Weapon System as well as other platforms with compatible interfaces. Following this, on Aug. 30, ROKETSAN released recordings and information on the test of a new version of the 230-millimeter-caliber missile. The accuracy of these missiles with a range of 70 km is CEP 10 m. The high-explosive warhead with a mass of 50 kg can be detonated at a given height or after hitting the target.
TRLG-230, which can hit moving targets from the ground, increasing its precision via marked by unmanned combat aerial vehicles (UAVs) and unmanned combat aerial vehicles (UCAV). Technical analyses are complicated, of course, but the new generation TRLG-230 missile’s hitting the target marked by a UAV (even though the area of use of the missile is limited with the range) and the Aksungur UAV’s delivering combat load of fighter jets to address Teber’s laser guidance have turned Turkish drones into combat aircraft. The use of the laser module allows the missile artillery system to hit mobile targets at a maximum range of 70 km, which significantly increases the operational capabilities.
Roketsan Roket Sanayii ve Ticaret A.S. is a major Turkish weapons manufacturer and defense contractor based in Ankara. Incorporated in 1988 by Turkey’s Defense Industry Executive Committee (SSİK) to establish the nation’s industrial base on missile technology, the company has quickly risen to become one of Turkey’s top 500 industrial corporations. Roketsan’s current share holders include Turkish Armed Forces Foundation (55.5%), ASELSAN (15%), MKEK (15%), Vakıflar Bankası (10%), HAVELSAN (4.5%). Roketsan is best known for its vast range of unguided rockets as well as laser and infrared guided missiles such as Cirit and UMTAS.