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Otokar shows large armed UGV for first time at IDEF

27th July 2023 - 13:30 GMT | by Christopher F Foss in Istanbul


Otokar Alpar UGV fitted with a RCT armed with a 25mm cannon and 7.62mm co-axial MG. (Photo: author)

Turkey's Otokar has rolled out a new large UGV which can be fitted with a range of weapons including anti-tank missiles as well as carrying smaller UGVs and UAS.

Turkish company Otokar unveiled a new large armed UGV at IDEF 2023. Dubbed Alpar, the company said it is the result of three years of investment from private venture R&D funds.

The tracked platform is designed to carry substantial weapons and a typical fit would consist of a remote-controlled turret armed with a 25mm dual feed cannon, 7.62mm coaxial machine gun and a pod of two Roketsan UMTAS long-range laser-guided anti-tank missiles. It can also be fitted with an Aselsan acoustic gunfire detection device

Another option would be to transport and deploy loitering munitions but the platform can also deploy

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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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