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Otokar Showcasing Six Vehicles at IDEX 2023

Otokar AKREP II at IDEX 2023 [© Bob Morrison]

Otokar is showcasing six vehicles from its wide armoured vehicles range during the IDEX International Defence Exhibition in Abu Dhabi.

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Press Release, Istanbul, 20 February 2023: Otokar, the global land systems manufacturer of Turkey, participates in the IDEX International Defence Exhibition in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, on February 20-24, 2023. Otokar showcases six vehicles from its wide armoured vehicles range during the exhibition.

Exporting military vehicles to more than 40 countries, Otokar showcases its strengths at IDEX 2023, one of the major international defence exhibitions. At IDEX, Otokar promotes its globally known military vehicles and advanced capabilities in land systems. Otokar displays six vehicles during the event at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre ADNEC:-

  • AKREP II Armoured Reconnaissance, Surveillance and Weapons Platform Vehicle, with COCKERILL CSE 90LP 90mm turret system
  • ARMA 8×8 Armoured Infantry Fighting Vehicle with 30 mm MIZRAK turret system
  • TULPAR Tracked Armoured Infantry Fighting Vehicle with 30 mm MIZRAK turret system
  • COBRA II Armoured Personnel Carrier
  • COBRA II MRAP Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicle
  • ARMA 6×6 Armoured Personnel Carrier.

We stand out with our capabilities in the global defence industry.

General Manager Serdar Görgüç stated that “IDEX is particularly important to Otokar as the company elevates its position in the global defence industry to higher levels every year.

“In addition to being a NATO and United Nations supplier, we currently have nearly 33 thousand military vehicles in the inventories of close to 60 users in more than 40 countries. We reflect the experiences we gain in different climates and geographies around the world on our vehicle development activities. As a result, we stand out in the global defence industry with our products, world-class know-how, engineering success, R&D, and technological capabilities. IDEX provides us with an invaluable opportunity in line with Otokar’s objective of reinforcing international partnerships, especially in the Gulf Region, and opening to new markets.”

The Middle East and Gulf Regions are important to us.

Serdar Görgüç noted that many variants from Otokar’s broad range of military vehicles have successfully served different forces in the Middle East and Gulf Regions since the early 2000s, “The Middle East and Gulf Regions are important to us. Otokar Land Systems, the company we established in 2016, has brought us closer to our clients in the region. The company enables us to observe the needs and expectations of our existing and prospective users better. In the last seven years, we accomplished major projects with Otokar Land Systems. In 2017, we signed an important contract for procurement of 8×8 tactical wheeled armoured vehicles and in 2021 we successfully completed deliveries despite the pandemic. Thanks to our superior design, testing and manufacturing capabilities, we quickly respond to the constantly evolving needs and expectations of our users. Today, Otokar also stands out with its technology transfer and local production capabilities. We look forward to a productive exhibition period and hope to build on our relations with our existing users at IDEX.”

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