As a joint venture company of BAE Systems based in Turkey, FNSS continues its success by protecting and adding value to its users and stakeholders with innovative solutions. Over 30 years of experience with its design, manufacturing, test and qualification capabilities the company became one of the world’s top land systems manufacture with its extensive range of products.
This unique exception enabled FNSS to deliver thousands of units of front line tracked and wheeled armoured combat vehicles to various armies worldwide. FNSS range of vehicles consists of armoured fighting vehicles and mission specific vehicles such as medium tanks, combat engineering vehicles, armoured amphibious assault vehicles, armoured mortar vehicles, armoured antitank vehicles, unmanned ground vehicles, armoured anti-aircraft vehicles and vehicle integrated weapon systems.
Together with its innovation on range of products, the company also provides flexible business solutions by offering significant amount of technology transfer and local manufacturing capabilities for industries abroad. AV-8 GEMPITA 8×8 WAV Program with Def-Tech company in Malaysia, Harimau Medium Tank program with Pt-Pindad in Indonesia and M113A4 modernisation programs carried out with Royal Saudi Land Forces in KSA are the most significant samples. Thanks to its multinational business culture, FNSS has been able to accomplish all these joint design, production and cooperation programs with great success.
PARS WAV: Mission tailored combat vehicle solutions for today’s and tomorrow’s warfare
The evolving nature of today’s technology and security environment urges defence industry to deliver successful systems, which likely to be sustained within the inventory for at least 20 to 30 years. Therefore, FNSS continuously develops new generations of wheeled armoured combat vehicles, which incorporates the most recent technologies. PARS SCOUT, PARS NG-WAV 8×8 and PARS IV 6×6 Special Operations Vehicle (SOV) are the samples, which highlights such effort. PARS New Generation Wheeled Armoured Vehicle (NG-WAV) 8×8 defines the future of its class with its firepower, survivability, mobility, situational awareness, connectivity and modularity.
With its extensive product range, FNSS is not only the most selected armoured combat vehicle supplier and leading exporter from Turkey, but also the only 8×8 and 6×6 WAV manufacturer selected by its army and homeland security. This fact differentiates FNSS from other Turkish local manufacturers by keeping its legacy as delivering the most advanced land combat solutions and continuously providing user satisfaction.
PARS IV 6×6 Special Operations Vehicles, developed for Turkish Special Forces Command (TSFC), offers MRAP level protection as well as an AFV’ firepower, all terrain mobility and C4I capabilities. As like the 6×6 configuration, the PARS 8×8 NG-WAV is designed and produced with the technical features that have evolved according to future requirements from armies worldwide. The vehicle combines user ergonomics with protection and high mobility.
PARS 8×8 NG-WAV (New Generation – Wheeled Armoured Vehicle)
The PARS 8×8 NG-WAV has been updated to accommodate constantly developing technologies and to offer its users tactical advantages on the battlefield. The vehicle is designed and developed for hybrid warfare conditions where both symmetric and asymmetric threats are evident. It is highly versatile, reflecting the broad spectrum of potential mission objectives and zones of operation.
The elements that determine the operational capabilities of the PARS 8×8 in the field; protection, firepower, mobility and electronic infrastructure, were adapted to multiple operational scenarios. Thanks to its modular structure, the PARS 8×8 is configured in different variants that can serve as infantry fighting vehicle, reconnaissance, command and control, personnel carrier, mortar carrier, combat engineering, CBRN and recovery vehicles and additional variants required by the users.
The two-man driver’s front cabin of the PARS 8×8 allows to operate day and night in all terrain and weather conditions, and provides more than 180°of visibility and a high level of driving safety under armour. Panoramic periscopes at the front of the vehicle, as well as driving and thermal cameras at the front and rear, provide high situational awareness to the driver and commander. This allows performing all kinds of tasks safely under armour protection, without opening the driver’s hatch.
The PARS 8×8 superior mobility is due to its power pack, balanced load distribution and fully independent, height-adjustable, hydropneumatic suspension system is designed to support every mission. Thanks to the all-wheel steering system, the vehicle can turn in a radius as long as its length and can easily manoeuvre in urban areas.
The modular armour system and special hull design provide the highest ballistic, enhanced mine and IED protection in its class. The ballistic protection level can also be increased according to user’s requirements.
The PARS 8×8 NG-WAV offers a combination of the highest mobility and protection of its class and ability to engage the evolving threats of the modern battlefield.
Background and Technical Features of FNSS’ PARS Product Family
|PARS 8X8 Mk1 TWAV||2004||8×8 Tactical Wheeled Armoured Vehicle Development Project||
|PARS II 6X6 TWAV||2011||FNSS Development Project||
|AV8 (PARS II) 8X8 TWAV||2013||Malaysia AV8 Project||
|PARS III 6X6 & 8X8 WACV||2017||Oman Project||
|PARS 4X4 WCV||2018||TLFC Weapon Carrier Vehicles Project||
|PARS SCOUT 6×6 & 8×8||2019||Special Purpose Tactical Wheeled Vehicles Project for TLFC and GCG (SPTWV)||
|2021||New Generation Wheeled Armoured Fighting Vehicle Project||
|PARS 6X6 MRAP (Special Operations Vehicle)||2021||MRAP Vehicles for TSFC Project|
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