Otokar, the pioneer land systems company of Turkish Defense Industry, participates in Expodefensa 2021, on 29 November-1 December, in Bogota, Colombia. During the exhibition, Otokar will promote its broad armored vehicle product range. Otokar will also provide information about its flexible business model, which incorporates transfer of technology and local manufacturing. 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 are 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 defense industry.”
Otokar’s TULPAR tracked armored 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 in 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 which is a part of the family is integrated with 105 mm weapon system and provides a state-of-the-art solution with high firepower.
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 defense industry. Otokar designs and manufactures a wide range of tactical armored vehicles including 4×4 COBRA, COBRA II, COBRA II- MRAP, AKREP II, URAL, KAYA II, ISV, ARMA 6×6 and ARMA 8×8. 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 demonstrated their performance in various operations.
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 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 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.”