According to a picture published on Twitter on January 23, 2021, the Turkish company BMC has unveiled a new 8x8 armored vehicle dubbed ZMA. The new vehicle has been developed under the New Generation Light Armored Vehicles (YNHZA) Project for the Turkish Army.
https://www.armyrecognition.com/defense ... hicle.htmlAccording to information published by the Railly News website, the ZMA 8x8 armored vehicle has a weight of 30 tons and is powered by an Azra 600 hp engine also developed by the company BMC.
The ZMA 8x8 armored vehicle is fitted with the unmanned turret Korhan developed by the Turkish company Aselsan. The turret is a new generation armored combat system offering a high level of firepower. It is equipped with advanced target detection and tracking systems called SPOT as well as the latest technology of self-protection systems.
The Korhan unmanned weapon station is armed with one 35mm automatic cannon made by the Turkish company MKE. The cannon is able to fire Airburst Ammunition developed and produced domestically by ASELSAN without any external dependency. For the main gun, there are 100 ammunitions available in the turret, and 200 pieces of spare ammunition are stored in the vehicle. The second armament of the turret includes one 7.62mm coaxial machine gun.
The Korhan turret is also equipped with new generation communication systems developed by ASELSAN to meet the intensive communication needs of today’s battlefield.
Das Foto ist vom türkischen Verteidigungsministerium publiziert worden:
- KORHAN 35 mm Weapon System
https://www.aselsan.com.tr/KORHAN_35_mm ... m_7863.pdf
- TLUS - LASER WARNING RECEIVER SYSTEM
https://www.aselsan.com.tr/en/capabilit ... ver-system
- DAS – Distrubuted Aperture Optics Surveillance System
https://www.aselsan.com.tr/en/capabilit ... nce-system
Der Entwicklungsvertrag für das Projekt YNHZA (Yeni Nesil Hafif Zırhlı Araç; "Leicht gepanzerte Fahrzeuge Neue Generation") ist Ende 2017 zwischen SSB und der Firma BMC abgeschlossen worden:
Angeblich geht es dabei um die Beschaffung von 2962 leicht gepanzerten Radfahrzeugen in 6x6- und 8x8-Konfiguration sowie leicht gepanzerten Kettenfahrzeugen. Es sollen 52 verschiedene Fahrzeugvarianten vorgesehen sein: