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International Defence Industry Exhibition
2 - 5 September 2013
Otokar vehicles at MSPO 2013
|Tuesday, September 3, 2013, 1:35 PM|
|Otokar showcases its vehicles for its 50th anniversary at MSPO 2013|
Celebrating its 50th anniversary, Otokar, is exhibiting 4x4 armoured tactical vehicle COBRA and ARMA 6x6 at MSPO 2013.
Otokar exhibits its “COBRA with open turret” at MSPO. COBRA draws attention with its multi-purpose modular structure and design that successfully meets the requirements of modern armies around the world. The common platform concept helps to simplify the training of drivers and maintenance personnel and optimizes logistic support and planning. Cobra’s multi-mission capability is reflected in a range of variants including weapon carrier, reconnaissance vehicle, personnel carrier, ambulance, NBC Reconnaissance, and many more..
The powerful turbo diesel V8 engine and high power/weight ratio give COBRA, power to navigate in the toughest terrain conditions. The Independent Suspension, the Central Tyre Inflation Systems along with the permanent 4x4 drive, automatic transmission and front/rear 2 speed lockable transfer box ensure the highest level of mobility. The optimised body angles of the monocoque hull structure grants COBRA a reliable constitution for the superior protection resulting an excellent level of built in survivability.
Prioritizing the concepts of safety and comfort of the crew, COBRA transports up to 9 personnel from one mission to another. Thanks to the optimised angles of the armoured body in monocoque structure, COBRA differentiates itself with remarkable protection against explosives and mines.
Otokar exhibits its “ARMA 6x6 with open turret” at MSPO. ARMA family is a newest generation modular multi-wheel armoured vehicle with superior tactical and technical features. Thanks to the modularity and highly protected armoured monocoque hull design, ARMA is a modular platform that forms a basis for 6x6 and 8x8 family of vehicles with a high common logistics. ARMA ‘s basic architecture, designed as a multipurpose platform, allows the integration of various types of mission equipment or weapon systems which is capable to meet the needs of the modern armies in the conventional battlefield and peace-keeping operations. ARMA, being an agile and highly manoeuvrable platform, can cross over long distances in a wide range of challenging terrains from deserts to arctic conditions.
ARMA 6x6 has a combat weight of 18,500 kg and can carry out a mission which is composed of 10 personnel overall which are driver, commander, gunner and 7 troops in its fully protected hull in APC version.
ARMA family, thanks to its high payload and large internal volume, allows integration with various types of mission equipment and weapon systems. Recently, several variants including CBRN Recce, EOD (Explosive Ordnance Disposal) Vehicle and Reconnaissance / Surveillance Vehicle have already been designed and manufactured.
ARMA provides a high level of protection against ballistic and mine threats by means of high hardness monocoque steel hull. V-shaped monocoque type body structure provides high level of mine blast protection to the crew. Specially designed seats preventing body injuries such as head, neck, spinal cord and pelvis and multi-point seat belt provides safe cruising for the crew.
Furthermore, with the outstanding design supporting various types of mission equipment, ARMA can be easily adopted for a wide range of roles and missions such as Personnel Carrier, Infantry Fighting Vehicle, Command and Control Vehicle, Reconnaissance / Surveillance Vehicle, CBRN (Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear) Reconnaissance Vehicle, Maintenance / Recovery Vehicle and Medical Evacuation Vehicle.