Christopher Foss videos from IDEF 2015

Here are a series of videos produced by Jane’s featuring Christopher Foss describing some of the vehicles on display at last months IDEF 2015 conference in Turkey.  While we had posted the clip featuring the Altay earlier last month, we are re-posting it here so as to have them all in one place.

IDEF 2015: The final prototype of the Otokar Altay main battle tank

IDEF 2015: Tulpar Otokar armoured infantry fighting vehicle

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Video: Otokar Altay main battle tank

Jane’s has released a video of Christopher Foss describing the final prototype of the Turkish Otokar Altay main battle tank at the IDEF 2015 conference.

Pars 4×4 vehicle displayed at IDEF 2015

large_pars4x4-03Jane’s is reporting that Turkish defense firm FNSS has unveiled a new 4×4 AFV at the IDEF defense exhibition in Istanbul.  The vehicle is called the Pars 4×4 and has been designed to fulfill the wheeled component of the Turkish Land Forces’ Anti-Tank Vehicle requirement. The cab of the vehicle is protected against chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) threats.  According to Jane’s, the vehicle displayed at IDEF was armed with an Aselsan SARP remote-controlled turret (RCT) equipped with a 12.7 mm H2 Browning machine gun. Company officials said that the Pars 4×4 can also be armed with a range of different unmanned turret options, including an RCT armed with anti-tank guided weapons (ATGWs) or an RCT armed with a 20 mm or 25 mm automatic cannon.

Full article here.