FNSS Savunma Sistemleri

Manufacturer and supplier of armored vehicles

FNSS Company Profile 3

About FNSS Savunma Sistemleri

FNSS Savunma Sistemleri A.Ş. (FNSS), a joint venture company owned 51 percent by Nurol Holding Inc. and 49 percent by BAE Systems Inc., is a leading manufacturer and supplier of tracked and wheeled armoured vehicles and weapon systems for the Turkish and Allied Armed Forces. Starting off by manufacturing Armoured Combat Vehicles in 1988, FNSS has today become a world class company capable of designing and manufacturing a broad range of land systems, modernising existing vehicles, and providing the necessary training and integrated logistic support for these systems.


Business Area

Armoured Manufacturer
FNSS develops its wide range of indigenously-designed tracked and wheeled vehicles and weapon systems at its own R&D Centre, and using its own engineering experience. FNSS also holds the AQAP-2010, which is the highest level of quality assurance certification from NATO, and has been awarded BVQI quality certification ISO 9001-2008.

With production facilities in two overseas countries, over 200 local subcontractors, and more than 4,000 armoured combat vehicles used by various countries across the world, FNSS stands today as one of the world’s leading companies in its field.

FNSS conducts its activities by focusing on protecting and adding value to its users and stakeholders by creating innovative solutions. With its superior performance in the export of defence systems, FNSS will continue to be globally trusted and respected Turkish partner in defence.

Company Details

The company was established in 1988 to manufacture 1698 each Armored Combat Vehicles (ACV’s) for Turkish Armed Forces under a direct commercial contract (1st package ACV-15) with the Undersecretariat of Defense Industries (SSM). FNSS started production in August 1991 at facilities situated on a total area of 280.000 square meters. The 1st package of Armored Combat Vehicles (ACV-15) contract was successfully completed in 2000. The 2nd package of Armored Combat Vehicles contract was signed in 2000 and completed in a four year period.


FNSS Savunma Sistemleri A.S.
GÖLBASI 06830 - Ankara
Tel : +90 (312) 497 43 00
Fax: +90 (312) 497 43 01 or 02
Email: marketing(at)fnss.com.tr
Click here to send a request to FNSS
Website: www.fnss.com.tr
FNSS Savunma Sistemleri manufactuer and supplier of armoured vehicles Turkey Turkish defence industry logo 200 2016


KAPLAN MT Medium Tank
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FNSS of Turkey and PT Pindad of Indonesia has launched the development of the Modern Medium Weight Tank (MMWT) project called Kaplan MT (Medium Tank) to response to a request of the Indonesia army for a new medium tank. The concept design of the has been completed and unveiled during Indo Defense 2016, International Tri-Service Defence Expo & Forum in November 2016 in Jakarta, Indonesia.

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OTTER Armored Amphibious Assault Bridge and Ferry System

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The OTTER System is a bridge and ferry system designed for the Turkish Armed Forces' fast and safe transport through the rivers on the battlefield. The vehicle is designed and manufactured by the Turkish Company FNSS. As Turkish designed and developed an amphibious bridge system in Turkey, the OTTER system has some additional specifications among its kind. It can carry 4 ramps on a single system.

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ACV-15 AAPC Advanced Armored Personnel Carrier tracked vehicle
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The ACV-15 is a light combat tracked armored vehicle developed, designed and manufactured by the Turkish Company FNSS Savunma Sistemleri to meet the requirement of the Turkish Army for a heavily armored vehicle in the 13-15t class that is able to operate alongside tanks in a combined arms team. The ACV-15 is a combat proven medium weight, low silhouette armored vehicle capable of high mobility in all kinds of terrain and amphibious operations on rivers and lakes.
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ACV-15 IFV Infantry Fighting Vehicle tracked vehicle

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The ACV-15 IFV is an Infantry Fighting Vehicle based on the chassis of the personnel carrier version of ACV-15 AAPC. The ACV-15 IFV is air transportable by military transport aircraft as A400M, C141, C17 and C5. FNSS produced 2,249 ACVs for Turkey and exported others to Malaysia, the Philippines and the United Arab Emirates.

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ACV-19 Armored Combat Vehicle

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The Armored Combat Vehicle ACV-19, developed and manufactured by FNSS Savunma Sistemleri, is a family of 15-19t class vehicles derived from the successful FNSS ACV-15. Besides offering performance improvements, the ACV-19 offers commonality with the ACV-15 family. The ACV-19 has been sold to the Royal Saudi Land Forces in a tactical command post configuration, and a 120mm mortar vehicle has been built for the Malaysian Army.

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PARS 6x6 Wheeled Armored Combat Vehicle

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The PARS is a wheeled armoured personnel carrier family with 6×6, and 8×8 versions, developed, designed and manufactured by FNSS Defence Company of Turkey. With the PARS, FNSS has developed a new generation of Wheeled Armored Combat Vehicles in 6x6 and 8x8 configurations with a special emphasis on mobility, protection, payload and growth potential. FNSS has named the vehicle PARS, which in Turkish means Leopard.

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PARS III 8x8 Wheeled Armored Combat Vehicle

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The PARS III 8x8 is a wheeled armoured combat vehicle developed, designed and manufactured by the Turkish Company FNSS. PARS is designed not only to have a high level of ballistic and mine resistance, but also carry a variety of weapon stations and provide a high internal volume, which allows for a full complement of infantry soldiers with all of their equipment.

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CLAW Remote Controlled Turret

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FNSS Savunma Sistemleri and ASELSAN has completed the first example of the Claw Remote Controlled Turret (RCT) which it has developed as a joint venture for the home and export markets.


FNSS AACE Amphibious Armored combat Earthmover turkey company 925 001

AACE is an amphibious, armored, tracked, combat earthmover to be used for preparation of the river banks in crossing over operations. It is capable of performing bulldozing, rough grading, excavating, hauling, and scraping operations.

One-Man Sharpshooter Turret

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Sharpshooter one manned Turret is a family comprised of 25mm MG, 12.7mm MG and 40mm grenade launcher with a coaxially mounted 7.62mm MG


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