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Korhan Özkilinc

The EJDER YALCIN, a 4×4 Armoured Combat Vehicle from Turkish company NUROL MAKINA, based in Ankara, continues to export to the Qatari security forces with Qatar to receive around 50 examples in military ambulance configuration. This special 4×4 ambulance has the necessary equipment to evacuate security forces quickly and safely from the battlefield while achieving a high level of protection and mobility for operational requirements with 12 versions for different missions.

Additionally, the ARES Shipyard from Antalya has delivered the second of 14 contractually agreed Multi-Role Patrol Craft to the Royal Oman Police Coast Guard. The ARES 85 HERCULES has an overall length of 25.95m, a displacement of 70 tons and can to reach 55 knots. The craft will be equipped with a remote controlled 12.7mm gun, electro-optical devices and communication systems while the training of the Omani teams will take place at ARES Shipyards. The shipyard also has an agreement with Qatar to supply two dozen ARES 150 HERCULES Multi-role Patrol Craft and six ARES 80 Special Forces Support and Fast Attack Craft while the company is also preparing to supply 122 Fast Patrol Boats to the Turkish Coast Guard which have a range of 160 miles and a top speed of 35 knots.