Otokar, the largest privately owned company of Turkish defense industry, participated in HEMUS 2018 with its ARMA 8x8 armored fighting vehicle.
Otokar, a Koç Group company, with products used in more than 30 countries across the world, attended HEMUS Exhibition which took place between May, 30th and June, 3rd, 2018 in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. During the five-day exhibition Otokar promoted ARMA 8x8 armored fighting vehicle at its stand.
Emphasizing Otokar’s outstanding success in international markets, General Manager Serdar Görgüç said: “Our strength in the defense industry is driven by our experience, engineering and R&D capabilities, and successful use of technology. Today over 30,000 Otokar military vehicles are in service in many different parts of the world. The success of our vehicles has always been a reference for new orders. Otokar as a registered NATO and United Nations supplier is ready to meet Bulgarian Armed Forces’ needs with its wide product range.”
“Apart from the displayed ARMA 8x8, we are well aware the further potential in the country for our 6x6 and 4x4 vehicles. With the advantage of having such wide product range, we also desire to contribute to Bulgarian economy through creating added value in the country,” he added.
Otokar’s ARMA 8x8 is a modular multi-wheeled vehicle with superior tactical and technical features. Thanks to its superior mobility, high mine and ballistic protection, medium and high caliber weapon system integration options; ARMA is capable to serve modern armies in the real battlefield, peace keeping and human relief operations in most difficult terrain and climatic conditions.
ARMA 8x8; is available in various types of configurations such as Personnel Carrier, Infantry Fighting Vehicle, Fire Support Vehicle, Mortar Carrier, Short and Medium Range Air Defense, Mobile Gun Carrier, Command and Control Vehicle with optional amphibious capability.
ARMA is suitable for integration of various weapon systems from light machine gun weapon stations up to 25-30 mm medium caliber cannon and 105 mm cannon.