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FNSS show latest Pars IV 6x6 vehicle at IDEF

26th July 2023 - 15:30 GMT | by Christopher F Foss in Istanbul


Latest Pars IV (6x6) in Special Operations Vehicle configuration with added net protection system against rocket-propelled grenades (Photo: Author)

At IDEF 2023, FNSS Suvunma Sistemleri is showcasing the Pars IV (6x6) Special Operational Vehicle (SOV), which is now being deployed by the Türkiye’s Army Special Forces Command.

The Pars IV is armed with two FNSS-developed Sancak remote-controlled weapon stations (RCWS) armed with a 12.7 mm stabilised machine gun (MG) fed from the left and a stabilised day/night sensor pod, which also includes a laser rangefinder on the right.

Alternative weapon fits for the Sancak RCWS include a 7.62 mm MG or a 40 mm automatic grenade launcher (AGL).

The vehicle also features counter-IED equipment and an Aselsan acoustic gunfire detection system.

Mounted on the roof at the rear on the right side is a UAV to provide additional reconnaissance capability.

The hull is of all welded steel

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Christopher F Foss


Christopher F Foss

Christopher F Foss is an internationally recognised authority on armoured fighting vehicles, artillery and other weapon systems, …

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