May 12 (UPI) -- Turkish and Indonesian companies this week unveiled a jointly developed medium-weight tank at the International Defense Industry Fair in Istanbul.
The six-wheeled KAPLAN MT, made by Turkey's FNSS and Indonesia's PT Pindad, was launched three years as part of a government-to-government cooperation program.
The companies said it features precision direct fire capability and a configuration power pack, heavy duty suspension system, double pin tracks and advanced electronic control systems that contribute to its superior maneuvering capability.
"This medium weight tank is a very effective solution to today's asymmetric warfare conditions ... which many armies are exposed to," Nail Kurt, chief executive officer at FNSS, said in a press release.
The KAPLAN MT is fitted with CMI Cockerill 3105 turret which integrates the Cockerill 105 millimeter high-pressure gun with an advanced autoloader.