To make this website work, we log user data. By using Shephard's online services, you agree to our Privacy Policy, including cookie policy.

Open menu Search

Turkey orders new amphibious vehicle

20th March 2017 - 09:41 GMT | by Victor Barreira in Istanbul


A step towards the production of a new amphibious vehicle for the Turkish marines has been taken that could offer the service new capabilities.

Turkey's procurement organisation SSM has awarded domestic armoured vehicle manufacturer, FNSS, a contract for the design and production of a tracked armoured amphibious assault vehicle for the Turkish Naval Forces Command (TNFC)

Awarded on 7 March, the contract is part of the Zirhli Amfibi Hücum Araci (ZAHA) programme that aims to see the domestic acquisition of an expeditionary vehicle to lift naval infantry troops and equipment from ship, to shore, to objective, in rough seas

Already have an account? Log in

Want to keep reading this article?

Read this Article

Get access to this article with a Free Basic Account

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 1 free story per week
  • Personalised news alerts
  • Daily and weekly newsletters
Create account

Unlimited Access

Access to all our premium news as a Premium News 365 Member. Corporate subscriptions available.

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 14-day free trial (cancel at any time)
  • Unlimited access to all published premium news
Start your free trial
Victor Barreira


Victor Barreira

Victor M.S. Barreira is a Shephard correspondent, covering South American defence and security affairs.

Read full bio

Share to