The Black Shark is a 4×4 wheel armored vehicle for wide range of Police and Law Enforcement special operations. Armor Kovico have manufactured and exported over 100 units of “Black Shark” to Indonesia National Police under the name of “Barracuda” since 2009. The Black Shark is built on a heavy-duty truck chassis from Mercedes-Benz Unimong 5000 which has powerful on & off-road capability. The Black Shark has a special 4×4 off-road vehicle configuration of four side doors and a single rear cargo-crew exit door and carries crews up to 12 except for the driver and the co-driver. With its maneuverability, perfect stability, the Black Shark will transport police troops through risky areas under ultimate protection.
The Black Shark is equipped with a run-flat tire system, high ground clearance with portal axles/wheel-hub drive, hydraulic operated tactical ladder, around view monitoring system, automatic extinguishing system, air conditioner, parking assist system, thermal camera system and periscope with armored glass. The vehicle fitted with armour for protection against 7.72mm rounds. As an armored vehicle, the lower hull section is protected against grenades and landmines. The vehicle will be equipped with a four-cylinder turbocharged engine, which will offer a maximum power of 218hp and torque of 810Nm.
Since 1967 Kovico has manufactured various types of military vehicles for Republic of Korea Armed Forces, and also for commercial auto parts for commercial vehicles makers. Armor Kovico was born to be in charge of exclusive supplying armored vehicles not only for International Police Forces and Law Enforcement Agencies but also for Armed Forces. Armor Kovico also manufactures special purpose vehicles such as Mobile Hospital Units and Mobile Post Units etc. Some of armored vehicles from Armor Kovico are built on heavy-duty commercial truck chassis platforms. This allows for warranty covered repairs, maintenance service and parts replacements on the vehicle chassis at any number of OEM dealers, truck centers and retail parts stores.