ASFAT's design concept envisages an extensive armament and sensor package that could be fitted to OPVs to enhance their capabilities in a conflict scenario,
IDEF 2021: Turkish Armoured Vehicle Procurement (Defence Insight analysis)
The Turkish Armed Forces are in the midst of a wholesale modernisation of their fleet of armoured fighting vehicles. Though this project will involve several upgrade programmes to modernise platforms currently in service, it is also forecast to lead to the investment of $5.9 billion into the procurement of new armoured vehicles between 2021 and 2029, provided that its more demanding programmes are able to get off the ground.
These needs are expected to be met by a burgeoning Turkish defence industry, which will see vehicles designed and produced domestically replace older vehicles originally procured from foreign vendors.
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