The first of Turkey-made Ejder Yalçın 4×4 armoured combat vehicles for Tunisia have arrived in-country, that was reported by menadefense.net on 13 June.
According to menadefense.net, the first 4×4 armored vehicles Edjer Yalçin manufactured by Nurol Makina, entered service in Tunisia. The contract would cover 70 units equipped with teleoperated turrets.
The Ejder Yalçın 4×4 is an armoured vehicles produced by Turkish company Nurol Makina. It features a V-shaped hull design, integrating floating floor plates and blast mitigation seating to provide protection against mines and IED’s. It can accommodate up to 11 personnel and can carry a payload of up to 4 tons.
The vehicle is equipped with optionally integrated, remote-controlled and manually-operated weapon stations. It is fitted with two gun ports on the roof. The optional armament mounted on the vehicle includes 7.62mm and 12.7mm machine guns, a 25mm anti-aircraft gun and a 40mm automatic grenade launcher.
EJDER YALÇIN 4×4 has proven itself in the operational areas and it offers special solutions to the different operational requirements of users with customizations such as; Border Surveillance and Security Vehicle, Air Defence Vehicle, Reconnaissance Vehicle, Command and Control Vehicle, Mine/IED Detection-Clearence Vehicle, Combat Vehicle, Personnel Carrier, CBRN Surveillance Vehicle, Tactical Missile Carriage/Launch System and Armored Ambulance.
The Turkish industrial militarist complex has become one of the first suppliers of the Tunisian army, which faces a jihadist guerilla in the westen part of the country. The MRAP of Nurol Makina will join the Cobra and Cobra 2 from Otokar and the Kirpi from BMC.