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Kosovo agrees delivery of armoured vehicles by Turkey's BMC Otomotiv - report

Kosovo agrees delivery of armoured vehicles by Turkey's BMC Otomotiv - report Photo by Kosovo Future Maker

PRISTINA (Kosovo), July 5 (SeeNews) - Kosovo has agreed the delivery of Vuran multi-purpose armoured vehicles produced by Turkish commercial and military vehicle manufacturer BMC Otomotiv in cooperation with defence systems manufacturer Aselsan Elektronik [IST:ASELS], Turkish media reported.

BMC Otomotiv will initially produce and deliver two Vuran 4X4 armoured vehicles to Kosovo, Anadolu Agency reported last week, without mentioning potential future deliveries.

Kosovo is the first foreign country purchasing the Vuran armoured vehicle, according to the media report.

With a crew capacity of nine, Vuran can reach a speed of 110 km/hour, run through 800 mm of water and climb a slope of 60%, according to data by BMC Otomotiv.

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