|Manufacturer:||OTOKAR Otobus Karoseri Sanayi A.S.|
|Product type:||Auxiliary Vehicles|
Otokar Armoured Personnel Carrier is a versatile 4X4 wheeled armoured vehicle a'doptable to a range of military and security roles. With its high manoeuvrability, perfect stability, superior on and off road capabilities Otokar Armoured Personnel Carrier will transport military forces through high risk areas at a fast speed with ultimate protection. Vehicle has proved itself in service with Turkish Military and Security Forces.
Otokar APC's armoured steel hull provides crew safety from 7.62mm NATO ball ammunition at point blank range. Hull including roof, engine compartment can resist this threat at 90 degrees of impact. Machine pressed GRP plates fitted to floor area provides protection against grenade fragmentation, and antipersonnel mines and blast. Armored glasses and all vision blocks are protected to the same level as of the hull. All glasses are with polycarbonate anti-spall liners.
Otokar APC uses Land Rover Defender's legendary drive train and excellent suspension. Permanent 4WD with lockable center differantial, high articulating helical coil springs ensure maximum cross country mobility. Power to weight ratio as high as 37 HP/ton, run flat type combat tyres, ligh acceleration figures, small turning circle result in highly agile counter insurgency vehicle.
Otokar APC with its design, mobility and protection suits for a number of military and security roles such as:
- Armoured Personnel Carrier
- Armoured Police Vehicle
- Armoured Airfield Security Vehicle
- Armoured Ambulance
- Armoured Repair Vehicle
- Armourad Command Vehicle
Otokar APC can be fitted with up to 10 gun ports permiting small arms fire from inside the vehicle. Vehicle can be specified with plain roof, or rotating type machine gun hatch with a range of weapons including 7.62 mm to 50 calibre heavy machine gun. All gun hatches have spring assisted pintles easing aiming and firing. Ballistic protection shields can be specified for the gunner. Moreover overhead weapon stations for 7,62 mm GPMG can be specified for the vehicle providing complete protection for the gunner.
Large and protected vision area, finger tip driver controls, comprehensive instrumentation, power assisted steering reduce driver fatigue. Roof mounted extractor fan keep vehicle inside free from toxic ammunition gasses. All seating is shaped according to body ergonomics resulting in crew comfort during long distance deployments. Airconditioning, powered ventilation is standard. Vehicle hull is thermally isolated with special polyurathane foam skinned with fire proof PVC providing excellent climate control. Crew is equipped with combat type seat belt. When required; two side doors and wide opening two flap rear doors provide rapid exit for the crew.
Low silhouette, excellent ballistic protection are the key features for survivability. Each armor plate is laboratory tested by actual weapon fire and certified. Each panel is stamped prior to production and is fully traceable. These measures combine with rigorous trials ensure each vehicle meets company standards. Armour protected explosion suppressed fuel tank, run flat tyres are standard.
barricade remover, public announce systems, siren, rotating root beacons, electric winch, front and rear internally controlled searchlights, communication equipment, smoke grenade launchers, roof hatch, small arm clips, fog lights and various other equipment can be specified to meet specific roles and customer requirements.