Turkey’s first electric armored vehicle Akrep II was introduced at the press conference held by Otokar Otomotiv ve Savunma Sanayi A.
Otokar General Manager Serdar Görgüç, who took the floor at the press conference, in his speech: “Akrep II, the first version of which is Turkey’s first electric armored vehicle, helps us to apply electric vehicle technology to military vehicles. It will be Turkey’s first steps in military-type electric, hybrid and autonomous vehicles while providing knowledge and experience for the military,” he said.
The said electric armored vehicle Akrep II; Stating that it will be exhibited at the 14th International Defense Industry Fair (IDEF’19), which will start on April 30 and end on May 3, Görgüç noted that the work has been going on for months to showcase the Akrep II with a special configuration at the fair.
Regarding the capabilities of the vehicle, “Comparing to traditional armored vehicles, Akrep II offers the advantages of agility, low thermal trace, high speed and silence; Serdar Görgüç, General Manager, said: “The Akrep II, which meets the tactical performance expectations in the best way, offers advantages especially in terms of fuel efficiency, mobility, survivability and integrated logistics support.”
Continuing his speech with “Our goal is to make Akrep II one of the leading products in Turkey’s technology exports”, Görgüç said that the electric armored vehicle Akrep II’ He added that he hopes that there will be a great interest in Turkey and that exports to other countries will be realized.