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Cobra II Otokar


Cobra II Otokar

Light 4x4 tactical armored vehicle - Türkiye

Otokar Cobra II Light 4x4 wheeled armored vehicle Türkiye 925 001


Unveiled in 2013, the Cobra II is a light 4x4 tactical armored vehicle developed by the Turkish company Otokar. It is a highly versatile and modular platform known for its exceptional technical and tactical features. The Cobra II is a further development of the previous Cobra I, and offers superior mobility, enhanced levels of ballistic and mine protection, increased payload capacity, and a spacious internal volume, making it a substantial improvement over its predecessor. With the ability to accommodate up to 11 personnel, including the driver and commander, the Cobra II ensures robust protection against ballistic, mine, and improvised explosive device (IED) threats.

This vehicle's adaptability is one of its standout features, with various weapon integration options and mission equipment, allowing it to excel in roles such as border protection, internal security, and peacekeeping missions for different users. The Cobra II's modular design enables it to serve multiple purposes, including troop transport, reconnaissance, and support roles. Its reputation as a versatile and capable armored vehicle has made it a valuable asset in a wide range of military and security operations.

Cobra II variants:

The Otokar Cobra II can be configured in multiple configurations, including :

- Anti-aircraft missile launching platform
- Anti-tank
- Command and control vehicle
- Field ambulance/medical evacuation vehicle
- Internal security vehicle
- Jammer platform
- Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicle (MRAP)
- Mobile Satcom
- Mortar fire detection radar vehicle
- Personnel carrier with dual RCWS
- Personnel carrier with open cupola
- Reconnaissance and surveillance vehicle
- Recovery vehicle

Technical Data

The Otokar Cobra II can be fitted with a remote control weapons station mounted on the roof armed with a 7.62mm or 12.7mm machine gun or one automatic cannon of up to 25mm caliber. The vehicle can be also equipped with smoke grenade launchers.
Design and protection
The Otokar Cobra II has a conventional design with the engine at the front, a four-door armored compartment in the middle, and a cargo area at the rear. The vehicle's hull is constructed from welded steel, offering protection against 7.62mm rounds, artillery shell fragments, mines, fragments, and improvised explosive devices (IEDs). The crew compartment's floor has the option of accommodating removable add-on armor. Bulletproof windows are located to the front and sides of the driver and commander, with front windows equipped with washers and wipers. The hull incorporates two doors on each side that open forward. The Cobra II has the capacity to carry 11 soldiers along with their equipment, including the driver and commander.
The Otokar Cobra II is equipped with a six-cylinder turbocharged diesel engine developing 360 hp at 2,650rpm, and 1,100 Nm of torque at 1,400rpm. The vehicle can reach a maximum road speed of 110 km/h and has a cruising range of 700 km. It can negotiate a gradient of 60% and a side slope of 30%. The Cobra II has a fording depth of 1 meter and can climb vertical obstacles up to 500 mm in height and trenches up to 1 meter wide.
Combat Equipment
The Otokar Cobra II is equipped with a central tire inflation system, radial tires with run-flat inserts, an anti-locking brake system (ABS), air conditioning and heating, a floating floor design, roof hatches, gun ports, vision blocks, and towing eyes at the front and rear. The vehicle's ARMATRONICS system manages its electronics and includes a driver's vision enhancement system and integrated display. Additionally, there's a blackout lighting system with a NATO-type blackout feature, a logging and replay system for both video and vehicle data, embedded diagnostics, a jump start socket, fog lights, and provisions for the radio. Moreover, the Otokar Cobra II offers a range of optional equipment that can be tailored to specific operational needs. This includes a winterization kit, self-recovery winch, CBRN filtration system, automatic fire extinguishing and explosion suppression system, radio/intercom system, smoke grenade launchers, auxiliary power unit, navigation system (GPS/INS), and additional features like a ramp door with an emergency exit and a barricade remover.


Armament Armor
One 7.62 or 12.7mm machine gun or one automatic cannon of up to 25mm  Protection against 7.62mm rounds and artillery shell splinters
Country users Weight
Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Ecuador, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Rwanda, Senegal, Türkiye, Tunisia, Ukraine 14,500 kg
Designer Country Speed
Türkiye / Otokar 110 km/h
Combat Equipment Range
Roof hatches, gun ports and vision blocks, self-recovery winch, CRBN system, electronic management system, smoke grenade launchers, air conditioning system 700 km
Crew Dimensions
2 +  9 infantrymen Length: 6,4 m; Width: 2,5 m; Height: 2,3 m

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Otokar Cobra II Light 4x4 wheeled armored vehicle Türkiye front view 315 001  Otokar Cobra II Light 4x4 wheeled armored vehicle Türkiye rear view 315 001 
Otokar Cobra II Light 4x4 wheeled armored vehicle Türkiye side right view 315 001 Otokar Cobra II Light 4x4 wheeled armored vehicle Türkiye side left view 315 001

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