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Otokar - ARMA 8x8

Otokar showcases armoured vehicle at Bulgarian expo

ISTANBUL, May 30, 2018

Otokar, the largest privately owned company of Turkish defence industry, is showcasing its ARMA 8x8 armoured vehicle at the ongoing Hemus Exhibition 2018, being held in Bulgaria.

The event which opened today (May 30) will run until June 3, in Plovdiv.

Otokar’s ARMA 8x8 is a modular multi-wheeled vehicle with superior tactical and technical features. Due to its superior mobility, high mine and ballistic protection, medium and high calibre weapon system integration options. It is capable to serve modern armies in the real battlefield, peace keeping and human relief operations in most difficult terrain and climatic conditions, said a statement from Otokar, a Koç Group company.

The ARMA 8x8; is available in various types of configurations such as personnel carrier, infantry fighting vehicle, fire support vehicle, mortar carrier, short and medium range air defence, mobile gun carrier, command and control vehicle with optional amphibious capability, it said.

ARMA is suitable for integration of various weapon systems from light machine gun weapon stations up to 25-30 mm medium calibre cannon and 105 mm cannon, it added.

Serdar Görgüç, general manager, Otokar, said: “Our strength in the defence industry is driven by our experience, engineering and R&D capabilities, and successful use of technology.”

“Today over 30,000 Otokar military vehicles are in service in many different parts of the world. The success of our vehicles has always been a reference for new orders,” he said.

“Our company as a registered NATO and United Nations supplier is ready to meet Bulgarian Armed Forces’ needs with its wide product range. Apart from our displayed ARMA 8x8 we are well aware the further potential in the country for our 6x6 and 4x4 vehicles. With the advantage of having such wide product range, we also desire to contribute to Bulgarian economy through creating added value in the country,” he added. – TradeArabia News Service

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