IDEF 2019: Roketsan Develops Tanok Tank Ammunition

Turkish company Roketsan exhibited Tanok, a 120 mm laser-guided tank ammunition it has developed, at the 14th International Defence Industry Fair (IDEF), held in Istanbul between 30 April and 3 May. Designed to meet the Turkish Armed Forces' (TSK) requirement for laser-guided anti-tank ammunition, Tanok uses semi-active laser guidance and can be...

Turkish company Roketsan exhibited Tanok, a 120 mm laser-guided tank ammunition it has developed, at the 14th International Defence Industry Fair (IDEF), held in Istanbul between 30 April and 3 May.

Designed to meet the Turkish Armed Forces' (TSK) requirement for laser-guided anti-tank ammunition, Tanok uses semi-active laser guidance and can be employed against both moving and stationary targets in direct- or top-attack modes.

It has a diameter of 120 mm, is 984 mm long, weighs 11 kg, and has a range of up to 6 km, the state-owned Anatolia news agency reported on 2 May.

Analysis

Design work on Tanok started at the beginning of this year.

Source: www.janes.com