Tümosan showcases prototype of the Pusat 4x4 APC IDEF 2017

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IDEF 2017
International Defence Industry Fair

9 - 12 May 2017
Istanbul, Turkey
Tümosan at IDEF 2017
Tümosan showcases its prototype of the Pusat 4x4 APC during IDEF 2017
Tümosan is a Turkish designer and manufacturer of mechanical components for the defense and automotive industry. For the first time at IDEF, the company unveiled its first prototype of the Pusat, an Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC).
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The Pusat is a 4x4 Armoured Personnel Carrier (Photo Army Recognition)
The Pusat is a 4x4 Armoured Personnel Carrier with a capacitiy of 9 people including the driver. The vehicle has moduar armor and mine protection kit (up to Stanag 4569 level II), it is equipped with mine-resistant personnel seats.

Most of the components (engine, driveline, transmission, supensions, electronic components,…) have been designed by Tümosan. The vehicle is propelled by a Tümosan 5.3 liters 4 cylinders engine developing 250 HP and can reach the speed of 110 km/h. The transmission and the independent suspension gives optimised off-road capabilities to the vehicle : gradeability of 70%, side slope 30 %, vertical obstacle 0.5 m.
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The Pusat APC has a capacitiy of 9 people including the driver (Photo Army Recognition)
The prototype of the Pusat showcased at IDEF is fitted with an Aselsan SARP Remote Controlled Weapon System (RCWS). Depending on the mission’s requirements, the SARP turret can be equipped with 12.7mm machine gun, 40mm automatic grenade launcher or 7.62mm machine gun.

The vehicle can be proposed in different configurations depending on the customer’s needs : Armored Personnel Carrier, Mortar carrier, fitted with a manned turret and a 6x6 utility vehicle variant.
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The scale-model of the Pusat in mortar carrier configuration (Photo Army Recognition)