Land Forces Command Receives 113 Weapon Carrier Vehicles

land forces command received delivery of one weapon carrier vehicle
land forces command received delivery of one weapon carrier vehicle

Within the scope of the Weapon Carrier Vehicles (STA) Project for our Land Forces Command; 208 tracked KAPLAN vehicles and 136 wheeled PARS anti-tank vehicles are supplied from which Kornet or OMTAS can be launched. While 94 vehicles, 113 of which were KAPLAN, have been taken into the inventory so far, and 5 more vehicles have been taken into the inventory after the final inspection and acceptance activity that started on April 2021, 9. 7 of the vehicles were delivered to the 5th Armored Brigade Command in Gaziantep, and 2 to the 2nd Armored Brigade Command in Kahramanmaraş. With the procurement of STA vehicles, it was aimed to increase the operational efficiency of the anti-tank troops by harmonizing with the maneuverability of mechanized units.



THE KEY FEATURES OF THE KAPLAN STA VEHICLE ARE AS FOLLOWS:

  • DIMENSIONS: X x 5,6 3 3,1 m
  • BATTLE WEIGHT: 17 Ton
  • CREW: 4 people
  • WEAPON TYPE: Cornet-E / OMTAS
  • MOTOR: Cummins 360 BG
  • TRANSMISSION: Allison, X200-4C
  • POWER / WEIGHT RATIO: 21 BG / t
  • MAXIMUM SPEED: 65 KM / h
  • BALLISTIC PROTECTION: Available
  • PROTECTION AGAINST MINE: Available
  • AMPHIBI SPEED: 6,3 KM / h
  • MISSILE CARRYING CAPACITY: 6

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