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Otokar Submitted Proposal for Serial Production of “Altay” MBT

Issue 79

Otokar submitted its proposal to the Undersecretariat for Defense Industries for the serial production of the main battle tank Altay, which the company designed and has produced prototypes.

Otokar, a Koç Group company, submitted its proposal for serial production of the main battle tank Altay to the Undersecretariat for Defense Industries within the scope of the “Modern Tank Production Project by using National Sources”. Otokar was chosen as the main contractor in 2008 for Altay’s design, prototyping and qualification process, referred to as Phase 1. The qualification and acceptance tests of the prototypes produced in the first phase were successfully completed, and the prototypes were approved in February 2017. Meanwhile, the inspection and approval process of the Technical Data Package (TDP) by the Undersecretariat for Defense Industries is ongoing.