Otokar, with exports to more than 30 countries in five continents, will participate in the 12th edition of LAAD Defense & Security 2018 in Sao Paolo, Brazil. During the exhibition, which hosts more than 100 national and international brands, Otokar will promote its own design and production armoured vehicles and turret systems.

During the four-day long event at the Transamerica Expo Center, visitors and prospective clients will be provided with information about Otokar’s range of vehicles with superior mobility, including 4 x 4 to 8 x 8 tactical wheeled and tracked vehicles with different versions, as well as configurations and Otokar-designed turret systems.

Stating that more than 30,000 military vehicles by Otokar are included in the inventories of more than 50 users worldwide, Serdar Görgüç, General Manager of Otokar, said: “Otokar continues to invest in research, development and new technologies to provide a fast and optimal response to the expectations and demands from the defence industry. Otokar has been allocating 4% of its revenues to research and development for the last decade. The Otokar R&D centre is equipped with simulators, testing equipment and the latest information systems to create and evaluate information. Otokar continues to increase its armoured vehicle deliveries in line with user expectations. The success of Otokar’s armoured vehicles has always been a reference for new orders. Otokar has also started to stand out in global scale not just for its products with fully owned intellectual property rights, but also with its know-how, engineering, R&D and technology transfer capabilities.”

Serdar Görgüç underlined that Otokar, as a registered NATO and United Nations supplier, is ready to manufacture the best vehicles with modern equipment in line with the needs in Latin America: “We have been able to gain significant experience about responding to the needs and expectations of this region through the military vehicles currently serving here. In addition to promoting our broad product range during the exhibition, we will also look for the new opportunities, including technology transfer.”

Otokar Wheeled Armoured Vehicles

Otokar stands apart with its expertise in the design, development and system integration of all kinds of vehicles and platforms in the field of land vehicles for the defence industry. Otokar designs and manufactures a wide range of tactical armoured vehicles, including 4 x 4 URAL, COBRA, COBRA II, KAYA II, ISV, ARMA 6 x 6 and ARMA 8 x 8. Otokar products are recognised for their survivability, superior tactical and technical features and high ballistic and mine protection. The vehicles serve various types of missions, including border patrol, fighting vehicle, command post, reconnaissance etc.

Otokar Tracked Armoured Vehicles

Otokar’s TULPAR tracked armoured vehicle family is designed as a multi-purpose vehicle platform with its significant ballistic and mine protection and superior firepower to support new-generation main battle tanks in battlefield and also for providing fire support for infantry. TULPAR’s high power-to-weight ratio, all-terrain high-performance suspension and automatic track tensioning system offer superior mobility in diverse terrain and climatic conditions. Otokar is also the prime contractor of ALTAY main battle tank development project of Turkey.

Otokar Turret Systems

With the expansion of its vehicle family, Otokar turned its focus on turret and weapon station development. With almost 30 years of knowledge and expertise in turret systems design and integration, Otokar developed MIZRAK, BOZOK, BASOK, UCOK and KESKIN remote controlled turrets ranging from 7.62mm to 30mm. With its high-performance, high-tech turret systems, Otokar aims to strengthen its platforms and gain competitive advantage worldwide.