Turkish company Otokar has been awarded USD28 million to build and deliver new tactical wheeled armored vehicles, said in the company’s statement on 30 July.
“Otokar, leading supplier of the Turkish Military and Security Forces for wheeled tactical vehicles, was awarded 28.9 million USD contract for its tactical wheeled armored vehicles,” noted in a statement.
Work and delivery of the vehicles will be completed in the first quarter of 2019.
The contract covers build and deliver new tactical wheeled armored vehicles in different modifications, spare parts and training services.
Highlighting Otokar’s success at global markets, General Manager Serdar Görgüç stated, “Our strength in the defense industry is driven by our experience, engineering and R&D capabilities, and successful use of technology. Today over 30,000 Otokar military vehicles are in service in many different parts of the world with an outstanding performance. Our military vehicles serve almost 50 different end users in over 30 countries.”
Görgüç continued: “Otokar continues to increase its armored vehicle deliveries in line with user expectations. The success of Otokar’s vehicles has always been a reference for new orders. We are proud that this new order is awarded by an existing user of our armored vehicles. 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.”