Otokar at IDEX 2011

07.03.2011 UAE
Otokar at IDEX 2011

Otokar at IDEX 2011

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Otokar, the biggest privately owned company of Turkish defense industry, presented its new armored vehicles at the recently concluded International Defense Exhibition and Conference (IDEX) in Abu Dhabi.

Otokar exhibited its 6x6 Arma in Gulf Region for the first time. “Arma is a new product family within the Otokar’s the tactical wheeled armored vehicle range with modular multi-wheel configuration” said Serdar Görgüç, General Manager of Otokar.

“The first Arma contract had been signed only six months after we launched the family. We are glad to see the trust to Otokar’s armored tactical vehicles.”

The 6.4 m long, 2.7 m wide and 2.2 m high Arma 6x6 variant has an 19 tonnes combat weight and carries a driver, commander and eight dismounts in its fully NBC protected hull. The vehicle is C-130 air transportable in standard configuration.

Otokar also displayed its Kaya Troop Carrier of its Kaya mine resistant armored vehicle family. The vehicle provides not only superior mine and ballistic protection but also high levels of cross country capability.

In order to provide excellent cross country capabilities, the Kaya was developed on the Daimler Chrysler Unimog 5000 running chassis. Kaya 4x4 mine protected vehicle with its flexible body configuration can easily be configured for different missions along with varying user needs.

Otokar’s 4x4 armored vehicle Cobra was displayed with remote controlled weapon station at IDEX. The Cobra is in duty in various countries including the Gulf Region. The Cobra provides superior mobility, a high level of protection, adaptability to various missions and a low logistic footprint.

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