Otokar is one of Turkey's leading design and production centres for armoured and soft-skinned 4x4 tactical wheeled vehicles. Otokar military armoured vehicles are currently in service with over 15 countries' armed forces. Otokar also designs and manufactures armoured vehicles for other brands, on demand.
Otokar's military armoured vehicles ensure superior mobility, high protection-levels and adjustability of the same platform for various missions. Their modular structure allows different choices of components and subsystems.
The company is also the prime contractor for Turkey’s very first national main battle tank.
Otokar designs, develops and manufactures armoured wheeled tactical vehicles, and has a state-of-the-art armoured vehicle testing and production capability. The current product range comprises light armoured 4x4 vehicles in various configurations, including Cobras, Akreps, Otokar Armoured Patrol Vehicle (APVs), Otokar Armoured Internal-Security Vehicles (I-SV), Otokar Discreetly Armoured Station Wagons, Otokar KAYA Mine Resistant Armoured Vehicles.
The 4x4 Cobra armoured vehicle provides superior mobility, a high level of protection, adaptability to various missions and a low logistic footprint. The logistic infrastructure remains the same even in diverse Cobras manufactured for different missions, thus saving maintenance, repair work and spare parts.
The Cobra military armoured vehicle can carry nine personnel, and is available in an amphibious version.
The Akrep is a special compact armoured vehicle developed on well-proven mechanical parts, and day or night vision and aiming systems. With its 4x4 drive and tactical characteristics, it can serve in all conditions.
The Akrep special compact military armoured vehicle is ideal for convoy protection, safeguarding of strategic areas and border control.
The 4x4 Otokar APV is adaptable to a wide range of military, paramilitary and security roles. With its high manoeuvrability, perfect stability and superior on and off-road capabilities, the Otokar APV provides ultimate protection for military forces in risky areas. It can carry eight people.
Based on Daimler Chrysler UNIMOG 5000 chassis; the KAYA provides excellent mine and ballistic protection along with high cross country capability and crew comfort in all terrain conditions. The KAYA 4x4 mine protected vehicle with its flexible body configuration can easily be configured for different missions like troop carrier and cargo carrier, along with varying user needs.
The Otokar Armoured I-SV has a specially designed body for usage in urban areas, and bolt-on armour for additional protection.
The Otokar Armoured IS-V has a very effective 4x4 traction capability, and can be offered with different equipment and accessories on the same body, as well as in different versions (such as command vehicles, personnel carriers and water canon vehicles), suitable for different missions.
Besides vehicle production, Otokar also provides a complete logistic support to its customers, with after-sales services such as spare parts, repair and maintenance support, field support and user training.
The main supplier of the Turkish Armed Forces for 4x4 tactical vehicles, and the leading tactical armoured vehicles manufacturer in Turkey, Otokar has been providing solutions since 1963. Located in Istanbul, it employs nearly 1,200 employees, is a member of the KOC Group and has a 552,000m² factory in Sakarya.
Otokar has heavily invested and upgraded its production facilities by introducing modern manufacturing technologies. Combining its experienced engineering resources with a skilled workforce and modern CAD facilities, Otokar has been successfully developing different variants of its own armoured vehicles.
Flexible manufacturing in order to meet the customers' special requirements, and excellent logistic service, are other big assets.
With a license production from Land Rover UK, Otokar is one of the most experienced CKD outlets of Land Rover Defender operations worldwide. The plant is also capable of providing its own special conversions for Land Rover Defenders: for example ambulances, special box bodies, and rescue vehicles.
Otokar supplies NATO countries and holds AQAP-110 and ISO 9001 quality certificates. It is a member of the Turkish Defence Manufacturer Organisation and is listed as a NATO supplier manufacturing company.
Along with the vast product range with dedicated-to-mission specifications and field proven designs Otokar is also engaged in close cooperation with various customers in foreign markets. Otokar's tactical vehicles serve military and paramilitary forces in North Africa, Asia, the Middle East and Europe.
Otokar Otomotiv ve Savunma Sanayi A.S
Aydinevler M. Dumlupinar C
No 24 A Blok
Contact: Beril Gonullu
Contact: Meltem Gumus
Tel: +90 216 489 29 50 – extension 268
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