Friday, December 2, 2022

Royal Thai Army Unveils its new DTI-1G guided MLRS and ATMOS 2000 self-propelled artillery system

Royal Thai Army put its new DTI-1G guided MLRS and ATMOS 2000 self-propelled artillery system during the Royal Thai Armed Force Day ceremony.

DTI-1G is the guided version and has a firing range of 150 km developed by Defense Technology Institute or DTI.  The DTI-1G is a 300mm MLRS (Multiple Launch Rocket System) which integrates advanced technology of guidance and control system to increase accuracy of the rockets.

The rockets launcher system is mounted at the rear of a 8×8 truck chassis with four tubes in two lines. The DTI-1G has a firing range from 60 to 150 km.

DTI-1G guided MLRS
DTI-1G guided MLRS
DTI-1G guided MLRS

Also on the display is ATMOS 2000 in which Royal Thai Army ordered 18 systems. The ATMOS-2000 (Autonomous Truck Mounted howitzer System) is a 155 mm/52 calibre self-propelled (SP) artillery system manufactured by Soltam Systems, now part of Elbit Systems. The ATMOS is fitted with a 155 mm/52 calibre ordnance which conforms to NATO Joint Ballistic Memorandum of Understanding (JBMoU), and is mounted on a 6×6 cross-country truck chassis.

ATMOS 2000
ATMOS 2000

DTI also producing the DTI-2 for use with Chinese-made SR4. DTI-2 is a 122 mm MLRS. Ground rocket launcher and warheads are DTI’s own copyright to make the Army can produce missile in the country.

DTI-2 122 mm MLRS
DTI-2 122 mm MLRS

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