Turkish company NUROL Makina ve Sanayi AŞ has completed the delivery of 70 EJDER TTZA (Taktik Tekerlekli Zırhlı Araç) armoured wheeled vehicles to the Georgian Army in the transport carrier version. Georgia has also procured the COBRA 4×4 light armoured vehicles from OTOKAR Otobüs Karoseri Sanayi AŞ. COBRA has been also exported to UAE, Bahrain, Georgia, Algeria, Slovenia, and Papua New Guinea and as well procured by Turkey. EJDER (Dragoon) is a 6×6 armoured vehicle available in troop transport, mortar carrier, reconnaissance, medevac, command post, recovery and fighting vehicle configurations with or without amphibian propulsion devices. The vehicle has a weight of 18 Tonnes, a top speed of 110 Km/H and a range of 650 Km (600 for the amphibian version). EJDER armour follow the NATO STANAG 4569 Level 3 against ballistic and mine protection. A turret armed with a gun up to 90mm can be integrated in the vehicle platform. The company is working on an 8×8 version to meet a Turkish Land Forces (Türk Kara Kuvvetleri) requirement.

The company also delivered large quantities of the TOMA 6000 riot control vehicles to the Turkish police forces (POLIS) and Nexter Systems DRAGAR manned weapon stations to the country army FNSS Savunma Sistemleri AŞ ACV-300 (Armored Combat Vehicle) and COBRA armoured vehicles. The ACV-300 and ACV-S armoured tracked vehicle has been delivered in various versions to UAE, Turkey, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia and Philippines. The company owned by NUROL Makina ve Sanayi AŞ and BAE Systems has also upgraded Saudi Arabia and Bahrain M113 family of vehicles to the M113A350/300 standard. The company has also exported parts for M113s operated by Canada, Belgium, USA, Chile, Australia, Pakistan, Egypt, Jordan and Saudi Arabia and continues sales to NAMSA (NATO Maintenance and Supply Agency).

Turkish procurement agency SSM (Savunma Sanayii Müsteşarlığı) has also contracted FNSS AŞ to develop and manufacture PARS 8×8 armoured vehicle based Mobile Amphibious Assault Bridge (MAAB) vehicle and a also a Amphibious Armored Combat Earthmover (AACE) tracked vehicle.

(Nurol Makina ve Sanayi AŞ).


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