Turkish bus and military vehicle manufacturer Otokar showcases at the fair is URAL Armored Personnel Carrier. The URAL platform, a unique product of Otokar’s innovative approach, is designed as a versatile and modular solution to meet the requirements of different users for 4×4 armored or unarmored tactical vehicles in various configurations. With a modular structure and dimensions, the URAL platform can be easily adapted to different missions’ equipment, weapon systems, and configuration requirements. It is still used in various missions in Turkey and abroad. URAL Personnel Carrier is featured with the Open Turret system at 2023 International Defense Exhibition (IDEF).
URAL Armoured Personnel Carrier features a specially designed chassis, proven engine, powertrain and mechanical components. Permanent four-wheel drive, lockable central differential, independent front suspension with torsion bar, and rigid rear axle deliver ultimate off-road capabilities. Off-road tyres with run-flat system and narrow turning radius make URAL ideal for any mission. URAL Armoured Personnel Carrier, with a capacity of up to 9 people in the 5-door configuration, and up to 10 people in the 3-door configuration, carries the driver, commander and armed personnel to their mission in the most challenging conditions while providing comfort.
Optimized modular body construction design enables many configurations and assembly of various weapons/equipment required by diverse missions, hence complementing ‘single vehicle for multi operations’ philosophy. URAL armoured personnel carrier is a versatile modular platform and an innovative feature set, that fulfils the requirements of even the most demanding missions. An all-around armoured hull fully protects the personnel against various threats; and thanks to the vehicle’s ample interior space, ergonomic full-size seats, parabolic spring suspension and biggest tire size in its class, URAL provides superior personnel comfort as well.
Combining its experience over 25 years on armoured vehicle production with the most sophisticated armoured vehicle design concepts, Otokar introduces URAL; its new armoured personnel carrier with a versatile modular platform and an innovative feature set, that fulfils the requirements of even the most demanding missions. Otokar Otomotiv ve Savunma Sanayi A.S., also known simply as Otokar, is a Turkish bus and military vehicle manufacturer headquartered in Sakarya, Turkey. The company produces wheeled military vehicles for the Turkish Armed Forces as well as other countries. Otokar is a subsidiary of Koc Holding.