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Otokar Armored Patrol Vehicle


Country of Origin/Used by: Turkey and Iraq
First Produced/Service Dates: 1994
Manufactured by: Otokar Otobus Karoseri Sanayi AS
Crew: 2+6
Armament: (1) 7.62mm Machine Gun or 12.7mm Heavy MG on Gun Ring or Turret.
Engine: (4) Cylinder Turbo Diesel
Miscellaneous Info: Originally named the Otokar Armored Personnel Carrier (APC), this vehicle is based upon the Land Rover Defender 4x4 chassis and is similar to the Shorland S 55.  Offered in many different variants including Ambulance, Command, Patrol, Patrol/Internal Security, Personnel Carrier, Police, Security and Workshop.
Data Sheet Available:   Otokar Otobus Karoseri Sanayi AS Company Sales Brochure


Reference Source/Provider
    Otokar APV Photos Otokar Otobus Karoseri Sanayi AS
Otokar APV Photos Robert Skipper
Otokar APV Photos Ian Young -  Great Britain

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Reference Source/Provider
Otokar APV Information and Photos Army Technology Website
Otokar APV Information and Photos Otokar Company Website


Reference Author
"Armoured Land Rovers" (June 2010 Issue of Military Machines International Magazine) James Lyle
ISAF Vehicles in Afghanistan: 2007 (Kabul and Kandahar Areas) - Mushroom Model Publications

Book Review by Patrick Keenan

Dick Taylor
Jane's Tank Recognition Guide (4th Edition) Christopher Foss
Military Land Rover: Development and In Service Pat Ware

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