Otokar, leading supplier of the Turkish Military and Security Forces for wheeled tactical vehicles, was awarded $28.9 million contract by an unspecified Asian country for its 4×4 tactical wheeled armored vehicles.
The delivery of the vehicles will be completed in the first quarter of 2019. The contract is for different type of 4×4 tactical vehicles and will also include spare parts and training services.
According to the statement from the company, the country is already a customer of the armoured vehicles and has been using them for United Nations (UN) duties.
Highlighting the company’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.”