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IDEF 2021: FNSS optimises Pars IV 6x6 variant for special operations

19th August 2021 - 14:30 GMT | by Tayfun Özberk in Istanbul

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The Pars IV 6x6 has dual turrets for 360-degree coverage of targets in the special operations role. (Photo: Tayfun Ozberk)

New developments in the Turkish manufacturer's wheeled AFV range place emphasis on ballistic protection and mobility.

FNSS revealed the newest members of its Pars armoured vehicle family, the Pars IV 6x6 and Pars IV 8x8, at the IDEF 2021 show.

The PARS IV 6x6 special operations vehicle is intended to combine the survivability of an MRAP with the tactical mobility of a wheeled combat vehicle. It is designed to meet the tactical and operational needs of special military and internal security forces. During development, which began in 2019, all mine, IED and ballistic tests of the vehicle were carried out alongside end users.

'This is the only special operations armoured vehicle in the world with dual

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Tayfun Ozberk is a former naval officer who is an expert in surface warfare, particularly …

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