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Nurol Makina Exports Ejder TOMA Anti-Riot Vehicles to Chile

Unique designed and produced by Nurol Makina, the Ejder Riot Control Vehicle (Toplumsal Olaylara Müdahale Aracı/TOMA in Turkish), was exported to Chile.

March 27, 2020

Nurol Makina, one of the leading domestic land vehicle manufacturers of the Turkish defense industry, achieved a new export success with Ejder TOMA (Riot Control Vehicle in Turkish), which features a uniquely designed military chassis. Chilean authorities signed an agreement with Nural Makina to purchase 12 Ejder TOMA riot control vehicles for its security forces. Whit this export Chile has become the newest user of Ejder TOMA, which was selected by four countries, including Kuwait and Senegal. The sale to Chile is also the first armored vehicle export of the Turkish defense industry to South America.

Ejder TOMA vehicles, which were recently transported to Santiago, the capital of Chile, by air, will also take part in the cleaning and disinfection activities carried out against the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in Santiago.

The Ejder TOMA 4x4 Armored Riot Control Vehicle

Based on an indigenous military chassis, the Ejder TOMA anti-riot vehicle was designed and developed by Nurol Makina in Turkey in 2002 to ensure that security forces respond quickly and effectively to incidents of civil unrest and rioting. Featuring a 4-wheel drive (4WD) fully independent suspension system, the Ejder TOMA was developed to maintain public order and security in rural and urban areas as well as border regions. Thanks to its high off-road performance, mobility, and protection levels, Ejder TOMA anti-riot vehicles are preferred by countries in many different geographies.

All the tools, equipment, hardware electronics, and software used in Ejder TOMA 4x4, is originally developed by Nurol Makina. Thus any configuration change or additional requirement can be implemented at minimum cost & time even to the vehicles in service. The indigenously designed computer-controlled water cannon system has a maximum range of 60 meters and provides -15°/+60° vertical and 360° horizontal water spraying capability.

Ejder TOMA, which can draw water automatically draw water from lakes and wells, has a maximum speed of 110 km/h, a driving range of 750 kilometers, and a storage capacity of 5,000 liters. The remote-controlled water cannon system can use a variety of substances, including tear gas, paint, and foam. Additionally, the vehicles are equipped with an automatic self-cleaning system to prevent corrosion and clogging. Based on a military vehicle chassis, Ejder TOMA can also be built by converting commercial vehicle chassis.