A new main battle tank (MBT), wheeled armored fighting vehicles (AFV) and a mine-resistant vehicle are the latest additions to the growing range of Turkish armor. The Altay MBT was shown, albeit as a mock-up, at the International Defense Exhibition (IDEF) here in May. A joint effort of Turkish companies Otokar, Aselsan and Roketsan, and international technology partner Hyundai Rotem of South Korea, it will be the mainstay of the Turkish armored force. Though primarily a local ...


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