Kenya to buy 118 armored personnel carriers from Turkey

Kenyan Army of Turkey 118 armored personnel carrier announced that it would buy.

Emphasizing that the armored personnel carrier in question can provide the “protective mobility” that the Kenyan military needs, Kenya Defense Forces spokeswoman Zipporah Kioko said the 118-vehicle deal is close to its completion. end.

The newspaper said the cost of 118 vehicles was approximately 7.7 billion Kenyan shillings (518 million lire) He wrote that


Promoted by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan at the 3rd High-Tech Port by MUSIAD fair in November 2016, Hızır draws attention as the most powerful tactical wheeled armored fighting vehicle in the Turkish defense industry with the highest engine power of his class.

Hızır, which is entirely a product of Turkish engineering, provides high protection against hand-made mines and explosives, is ballistically reinforced, has high maneuverability, 4×4 configuration and 400 horsepower.

Developed according to NATO standards and successfully passed all performance and explosion tests, the vehicle provided high-level protection against mines and was tested and approved by an independent international testing organization.

Hızır is also a versatile, low-cost and versatile vehicle for command control vehicles, chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear (CBRN) vehicles, weapons-carrying vehicles with easy integration of various weapons systems, ambulance vehicles, vehicles of border security, reconnaissance vehicles and similar configurations. It is a platform tool that provides easy maintenance.

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