Oman launches Turkey-made armored personnel carriers

Turkish-made Pars x8 armored personnel carrier delivered to Omani military following 2015 deal

Oman launches Turkey-made armored personnel carriers

World Bulletin / News Desk

Omani army has started to use Turkish-made armored personnel carriers, according to an Omani media report on Wednesday.

The Omani military launched the Turkish “Pars x8 vehicle” during an event on Tuesday at the Safrat Al Dooh’ field, according to the Times of Oman.

Omani Army Commander Maj. Gen. Mattar bin Salim Al Balushi had launched the event that included an overview of the armored personnel carrier and a field demonstration of the vehicle’s capabilities.

A Turkish defense company delivered the vehicles to the Omani military as part of an agreement signed in 2015, according to the report.

The selection of the Turkish-made military vehicle followed successful tests, including field tests during different weather conditions in Oman, it added.

Last Mod: 23 Kasım 2017, 10:48
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