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Friday, May 17, 2013 03:09 PM
 
Azerbaijan shows interest for Turkish main battle tank Altay and 8x8 armoured vehicle ARMA.
Azerbaijan is interested in some Turkey-produced armored vehicles and Altay main battle tank. According to information obtained by Azerbaijan Press Agency at IDEF-2103, the issue on including Turkey-produced armored vehicles produced in the armament of Azerbaijani Army.
     
Azerbaijan is interested in some Turkey-produced armored vehicles and Altay main battle tank. According to information obtained by Azerbaijan Press Agency at IDEF-2103, the issue on including Turkey-produced armored vehicles produced in the armament of Azerbaijani Army.
Altay main battle tank at IDEF 2013, Defence Exhibition in Turkey
     

Altay main battle tank was welcomed by the Azerbaijani delegation. The two prototypes of the tank have already been designed. One of the prototypes overcame more than 3,000 km distance during the tests. The other prototype designed to carry out shooting tests has been trained in the territory of Sarigamis in winter.

At IDEF, the shooting test prototype of the tank was exhibited on Otokar company stand. The delegations of Azerbaijani Armed Forces were informed about the tank features. It was said that there is not problem to include the tank in the arsenal of Azerbaijani Armed Forces in the future.

The Azerbaijani delegation was also interested in 8x8 wheeled armored vehicle Arma produced by
Otokar company and infantry fighting vehicle Tulpar. According to the company representatives, Azerbaijani Defense Minister Safar Abiyev gave his recommendations on the vehicles.

The Azerbaijani delegation expressed its interest in 6x6 wheeled armoured personnel carrier Ejder ("Dragon") produced by Nurol company, figtning vehicle Kaplan produced by FNSS company, fortified vehicles and anti-mine vehicle Kangal exhibitied by Katmerciler company for the first time.

It was also noted that artillery rocket system ordered within the agreement signed with ROKESTAN company will be started to deliver to Azerbaijan in the near future.

     
The Azerbaijani delegation was also interested in 8x8 wheeled armored vehicle Arma produced by Otokar company and infantry fighting vehicle Tulpar. According to the company representatives, Azerbaijani Defense Minister Safar Abiyev gave his recommendations on the vehicles.
Otokar Arma 8x8 armoured personnel carrier at IDEF 2013.
 
 
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