SSM and FNSS Signed the Contract for the Anti-Tank Vehicle Project

Tarih: Issue 69 - August 2016

Contract negotiations held with FNSS Savunma Sistemleri A.Ş. in relation to the Anti-Tank Vehicle Project, which were initiated by the Defense Industry Executive Committee’s decision taken on March 9, 2016, have recently been concluded, and the project contract was officially signed on June 27, 2016, at a ceremony held in the Undersecretariat for Defense Industries. 

The project will involve the integration of anti-tank missiles within the Turkish Land Forces inventory on armored vehicles equipped with anti-tank turrets developed specifically for the project. A total of 260 each Anti-Tank Vehicles will be procured within the scope of the project, including both tracked and wheeled vehicles. The anti-tank guided missile system turrets will be developed with modern Fire and Command-Control capabilities. In addition to their ready-to-fire anti-tank guided missiles each turret will be equipped with a 7.62 machine gun.