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Otokar Increases Its Presence in Latin America

Otokar Increases Its Presence in Latin America

Turkish Armoured vehicle manufacturer Otokar participates in Expodefensa 2021 on 29 November-1 December In Bogota, Colombia. During the exhibition, Otokar will promote its armoured vehicle product range. Otokar will also provide information about its flexible business model, which incorporates the transfer of technology and local manufacturing. In addition to Expodefensa, the company had previously participated in other important fairs in South America, such as FIDAE and LAAD. It exhibited its 34 years of land vehicle experience on-site.

Highlighting that Otokar is a registered NATO and United Nations supplier, General Manager Serdar Görgüç said, “Currently, Otokar vehicles are actively used in several different missions in various regions, including Latin America. We strongly believe that the performance of our vehicles serving worldwide is the most important reference for our potential customers. Our combat-proven know-how in land systems and related R&D, engineering and testing capabilities as well as our wide product range puts us at the forefront of the global defence industry.”

Pointing out that Otokar aims to increase its presence in Latin America, Görgüç continued: “Expodefensa exhibition is a good opportunity for us to get together with our potential clients. We have gained significant experience in responding to the needs and expectations of this region through the military vehicles currently serving here. In addition to promoting our wide product range during the exhibition, we will also look for opportunities to establish industrial cooperation to localize the support of Otokar vehicles in the region. We are also willing to evaluate transfer of technology and local manufacturing projects where Otokar has a well-established and proven track record.”

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 land vehicles for the defence industry. Otokar designs and manufactures a wide range of tactical armoured vehicles, including 4x4 COBRA, COBRA II, COBRA II- MRAP, AKREP II, URAL, KAYA II, ISV, ARMA 6x6 and ARMA 8x8. Otokar products are recognized for their survivability, superior mobility and modularity. Otokar’s combat-proven wheeled vehicles serve in challenging terrain and extreme weather conditions and perform various operations.

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 high payload capacity to meet the requirements of modern armed forces for all types of missions on the battlefield. 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. TULPAR Medium Tank, a part of the family, is integrated with a 105 mm weapon system and provides a state-of-the-art solution with high firepower.