Turkish Main Battle Tank Project

ANKARA - Turkish main battle tank project aims to meet needs of Turkish Armed Forces (TSK). The project aims at production of 1.000 modern main battle tanks.

Sources told the A.A correspondent that three private armored vehicle manufacturers namely BMC, FNSS and Otokar would submit their bids on production and development of main battle tanks to the Undersecretariat for Defense Industry.

A prototype of new generation tank will be produced during the next six or seven years, then its production will take a start. The first Turkish tank is expected to be delivered to TSK in 2012 or 2013.

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