4x4 Tactical Wheeled Armoured Vehicle Turkey
The Katmerciler Hizir was designed and optimised for high performance under extreme operational conditions in rural and urban areas for 9 personnel. The vehicle benefits from a high level of ballistic and mine protection. It is powered by a 400hp engine. It is a multipurpose, low-cost and easy-maintenance platform vehicle for various configurations such as command and control, chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN), weapon carrying in which various weapon systems are easily integrated. It can be used as an ambulance or for border security or reconnaissance.
The vehicle has been unveiled during High Tech Port in November 2016. Watch the video of the unveiling ceremony of the HIZIR here.
The Katmerciler HIZIR, 4x4 Tactical Wheeled Armoured Vehicle can be used in various configurations such as combat vehicle, command control vehicle, CBRN vehicle, weapon carrier (easy integration of various weapon systems), ambulance vehicle, border security vehicle, reconnaissance vehicle.
The Hizir is fitted with a Turkish-made Aselsan SARP turret which provides a perfect match for integration onto tactical vehicles, fixed surveillance posts, towers and critical infrastructures. Depending on the operational requirements, SARP can be equipped with 12.7mm machine gun, 40mm automatic grenade launcher or 7.62mm machine gun. The SARP turret has advanced capabilities and options such as: Fire-on-the-move capability - Day and night imaging - Automatic target tracking - Laser Range Finder for accurate ballistics - Last round warning - Manuel back-up.
The Hizir has 9 gun ports 4 on each side and 1 on the rear door. The vehicle is also equipped with a smoke grenade launcher on the top of the vehicle.
|Design and protection|
The Katmerciler HIZIR can carry a total of 9 personnel with the driver and commander at the front and 7 people at the rear on individual seats. There are 4 side doors (2 on each side) and one rear door. The engine is located at the front of the vehicle.
The HIZIR has a gross weight of 16,000 kg, a length of 5.57 m, a width of 2.49 m, a height of 2.61 m and a wheelbase of 3.08 m.
The HIZIR is designed on a V-hull monocoque chassis to increase vehicle and crew survivability by deflecting an upward directed blast from a landmine or IEDs (Improvised Explosive Device) away from the vehicle.
All the windows of the vehicle are built to withstand the firing of small arms 7.62mm machine gun and hand grenades fragments.
|The Katmerciler Hizir is powered by a Cummins ISL turbocharged 6 cylinders intercooled diesel engine which has a displacement of 8.9 liters and develops 400 hp (298 KW) at 2,100 rpm. It has a maximum speed of 110 km/h and a range of 700 km. The vehicle has fully independent suspension with coil springs and shock absorbers.|
|Recovery Winch, Gun Turret, Central Tire Inflation System (CTIS), Spare wheel, CBRN Air Filter System, Automatic Fire Suppression System, Intercom System, GPS Navigation.|
|ASELSAN SARP turret equipped with 7.62 / 12.7mm machine gun or 40 mm Automatic grenade launcher.Smoke grenade launcher on the top of the vehicles. Gun ports on the sides (8 : 4 on each side) and on the rear door (1) of the vehicle.||CEN Level B6 ballistic protection.|
|Prototype and ready for production||16,000 kg|
|Turkey | Katmerciler||110 km/h|
|Recovery Winch, Gun Turret, Central Tire Inflation System (CTIS), Spare wheel, CBRN Air Filter System, Automatic Fire Suppression System, Intercom System, GPS Navigation||-|
|9||Length: 5.57 m; Width: 2.49 m; Height: 2.61 m|
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