The FNSS Kaplan Armored Fighting Vehicle on display at High Tech Port 2016

 
High Tech Port 2016
Online Show Daily News
9 - 12 November 2016
Istanbul, Turkey
 
  FNSS at High Tech Port
 
 
The FNSS  Kaplan Armored Fighting Vehicle on display at High Tech Port 2016
FNSS showcases its Kaplan Armored Fighting Vehicle at the High Tech Port 2016, in Istanbul. The FNSS KAPLAN is a new generation armored fighting vehicle that has the ability to move together with main battle tank.
     
The FNSS Kaplan Armored Fighting Vehicle on display at High Tech Port 2016 640 001The FNSS' Kaplan Tracked Armored Fighting Vehicle (Photo Army Recognition)
     
 

The vehicle architecture contains protection systems against mines, rocket propelled grenades and kinetic energy threats. In addition up to date electronic subsystems are also integrated together with high performance power pack, heavy duty suspension and tracks which enables the vehicle to carry heavy loads such as 105 mm gun systems.

The KAPLAN can reach a speed of 70 km/h. The advanced suspension system, tracks has been designed to reduce vibration and increase road holding. Access to the vehicle is gained through a personnel door on the ramp or the hydraulic ramp located at the rear of the vehicle. On the top. there is a wide hatch for personnel and another hatch that has been specifically designed to maximize the driver's field of view. The maintenance and repair of the power pack are performed via the cabin access hatch and hatches that are at the front of the vehicle. The two fuel tanks are located at the rear for balance and are fully-armored and isolated from the vehicle to ensure the security of personnel.
     
The FNSS Kaplan Armored Fighting Vehicle on display at High Tech Port 2016 640 002The KAPLAN has amphibious characteristics thanks to the two water propulsion systems (Photo Army recognition)
     

The KAPLAN has amphibious characteristics thanks to the two water propulsion systems located at the rear of the vehicle, KAPLAN-20 can perform in deep and water current rate. It can perform pivot turns in the water and even move backwards. In addition to this, it allows the driver to enter the water without any preparation.

KAPLAN was fitted with a TEBER-30 turret. TEBER-30 is a medium caliber turret that can be deployed on wheeled and tracked armored vehicles. The TEBER-30 turret is a modular system that is offered in two configurations. The turret can be remotely operated from inside the vehicle or manned by a conventional two men crew. The turret incorporates the latest technologies in turret drives, fire control, protection and lethality, as TEBER which in Turkish means "Battle Axe".

 

 

 

 

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