12/10/2017 18:35

Otokar to exhibit its ARMA 6×6, URAL, COBRA at BIDEC 2017

Otokar, Turkey’s largest privately owned defence company, exhibited its own design wheeled armoured vehicles ARMA 6×6, URAL and COBRA at Bahrain International Defence Exhibition and Conference (BIDEC) 2017, on October 16-18, 2017 in Bahrain.

Otokar, Turkey’s leading land systems manufacturer, participated in Bahrain International Defence Exhibition and Conference(BIDEC) 2017, exhibiting its wheeled armoured vehicles ARMA 6×6, URAL and COBRA at its stand, D2.

Stating that Otokar boasts the widest land defence systems product range from 4×4 to 8×8, from tracked armoured vehicles to turret systems, General Manager Serdar Görgüç said “Apart from being the leading supplier of the Turkish Military and Security Forces for wheeled tactical vehicles, our military vehicles serve almost 50 different end users in over 30 countries. Today over 30,000 Otokar military vehicles are in service in many different parts of the world with an outstanding performance. Our strength in the defence industry is driven by our experience, engineering and R&D capabilities, and successful use of technology. BIDEC 2017 is an important organization in terms of increasing cooperation in the region.”

Reminding Otokar’s strong existence in Gulf region, Görgüç added; “In 2016, we established a new company titled Otokar Land Systems Limited in the United Arab Emirates to strengthen our position as one of the world’s leading players in the defence industry.  With Otokar Land Systems, we aim to be closer to our users in region. In addition, we intend to strengthen our cooperation abroad, and open to new markets. Accordingly, this year we have taken our exports one step further with the agreement in cooperation with Tawazun, for the supply of 8×8 amphibious infantry fighting vehicles to UAE Armed Forces.”

ARMA: Modular 6×6 Armoured Vehicle

Otokar presents ARMA 6×6 in BIDEC 2017; the modular multi-wheeled vehicle with superior tactical and technical features. Thanks to its superior mobility, high mine and ballistic protection and wide range of weapon 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 6×6; is available in various types of configurations such as Personnel Carrier, Infantry Fighting Carrier, Command Post, Ambulance, CBRN reconnaissance, Driver Training and Reconnaissance with optional amphibious capability.