Tuesday, July 23, 2024

FNSS represents KAPLAN is a new generation AFV at DSA-2016

FNSS Defence Systems Inc. proudly presents  KAPLAN-20 is a new generation Armoured Fighting Vehicles at at 15th International Defence Exhibition and Conference “DSA-2016”.

The  KAPLAN AFV designed to meet the tactical and technical requirements of the armed forces of Turkey well as those of friendly and allied countries. KAPLAN-20  is a new generation armoured fighting vehicle that has the ability to move together with main battle tanks, has a 22-25 hp/tonne power-to-weight ratio, which takes into account the weight of the communication system and the automatic transmission.

Survivability systems such as, reduced thermal signature, laser warning system and sniper detection and CBRN protection systems are also applied the vehicle.


There are also laser-protected glass periscopes that allows the driver to see outside with wide angle of view which provides, high situational awareness. Integrated night vision systems is standard in all variants.

The vehicles structural design enables to improve complete family of vehicles consist of different variants.

Misson Specific Features

  • Multi-mission capable vehicles
  • Mechanized / Armored infantry
  • Reconnaissance
  • Special operations
  • Independent infantry operations
  • Full spectrum conflicts

KAPLAN-20 is a new generation armored fighting vehicle that has the ability to move together with main battle tank.


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