Electric Armored Combat Vehicle and Unmanned Mine Clearing Vehicle Viewed for the First Time

Minister of National Defense Hulusi Akar, accompanied by Chief of General Staff Gen. Yaşar Güler, Land Forces Commander Gen. Ümit Dündar, Naval Forces Commander Admiral Adnan Özbal, Air Forces Commander Gen. Hasan Küçükakyüz and Deputy Minister of National Defense Muhsin Dere, with a review at the 2nd Main Maintenance Factory Directorate and made inspections.

On the tank test track, Minister Akar and Commanders, who received a briefing from MKEK General Manager Yasin Akdere and ASFAT officials on the Mechanical Mine Clearing Equipment (MMTT) developed by ASFAT and the Electric Armored Combat Vehicle developed by the Mechanical and Chemical Industry (MKEK) Authority, It followed the tests showing the capabilities and capabilities of the MMTT and the Electric M113 E-ACV.

At the end of the examinations, Minister Akar congratulated those who contributed, and emphasized that domestic and national production in all areas, especially in the defense industry, is not a choice but a necessity. Minister Akar pointed out the necessity of having a strong defense industry for a strong army.


The Mechanical Mine Clearing Rig, developed by ASFAT, has the feature of being a light class equipment that can use remote control, chain and shredder apparatus. The equipment, developed with a unique design, neutralizes anti-personnel mines and zamIt was designed to clear the existing vegetation on the site at the time.

Thanks to its body and apparatus reinforced with ballistic armor, MMTT, which has the ability to successfully operate in all kinds of terrain, has advantages over its peers in terms of field performance, rapid part replacement, and the use of multiple apparatus.


The electrical M113 E-ACV was developed as a result of a project prepared by the MKEKK Institution within the scope of technological development of M113 class ZPT, ACV and GZPTs in the TAF inventory.

With the project, it was aimed to eliminate the dependency of the tracked vehicles with hybrid propulsion system, which can be used as manned and unmanned, equipped with new generation software and systems, remotely controlled, consuming very little fuel, low maintenance and maintenance costs, especially in engine and transmission.

Turkey completion of the project, any limitations on insertion of a new generation of power tools group will be among the countries with the design and production capability.

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