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Otokar Armored Patrol Vehicle


Country of Origin/Used by: Turkey and Iraq
First Produced/Service Dates: 1994
Manufactured by: Otokar Otomotiv ve Savunma 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 (90/110)  4x4 chassis and is similar to the Shorland S 55. It also compliments and shares many components with the Otokar Akrep Armored Patrol Vehicle. The APV is offered in many different variants including Ambulance, Command, Patrol, Patrol/Internal Security, Personnel Carrier, Police, Security and Workshop.
Data Sheet Available:   Otokar Otomotiv ve Savunma Sanayi AS Sales Brochure


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    Otokar APV Photos Otokar Otomotiv ve Savunma Sanayi AS
Otokar APV Photos Robert Skipper
Otokar APV Photos Ian Young -  Great Britain

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Otokar APV Information & Photos Army Technology 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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