Turkey's first indigenous tank set to be unveiled


Tags: Turkey

Andrew Elwell
07/07/2012

Turkey’s first indigenous armoured vehicle, known as the Altay, is underway with a prototype of the main battle tank due to be unveiled to the public this summer, according to Turkish daily Today’s Zaman. The project is a joint venture between Turkish armoured vehicle manufacturer Otokar and South Korea’s Hyundai Rotem. The prototype phase is being funded with a $500 million investment from Turkish defence authorities. Serdar G÷rgýè, Otokar’s General Manager, told Z...
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