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IDEF2015: Otokar exhibits new CBRN 8x8

7th May 2015 - 06:45 GMT | by Tim Fish in Istanbul


A new CBRN variant of the Otokar 8x8 Arma is on display for the first time at the IDEF 2015 exhibition in Istanbul, Turkey.

The vehicle is being put forward for the Turkish Special Purpose Vehicle programme, which has a requirement for 60 CBRN platforms out of a total of 472 vehicles.

Otokar is going up against local rival FNSS, which is developing its own CBRN variant, an early 6x6 Pars variant that was on display at IDEX in the UAE in February.

A spokesperson from Otokar told Shephard that its Arma 8x8 variant has been fully developed by the

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Tim Fish


Tim Fish

Tim Fish is a special correspondent for Shephard Media. Formerly the editor of Land Warfare …

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