These vehicles seem to compare quite favorably with the Panhard VBL. The Turks appear to have a winner with this one.
Pictures of Geogian Cobra being experimented on by Russian research centre.
Cuban. Research and Test Center of armored vehicles (NIITS BT). Now he is part of the third CRI Defense Ministry. Until 2010 was known as 38th Research Institute. The main activities are:
- the creation of systems of armored vehicles in the Armed Forces unified chassis
- the development and improvement of armored vehicles;
- increase the survivability armored vehicles and trucks on their basis
- the development and improvement of the security forces tankotehnicheskogo.
Center defines the concept of armored vehicles and prospects for long-term the period. One of the major research directions of its activities is to assess trends in foreign-made armored vehicles. It was here, on a test complex full-scale armored vehicles and security assessment revealed a trophy "Cobra", tail number 307. system is designed to verify compliance with the requirements for passive fire and explosion protection and dynamic experimental and production armored vehicles and their components under the action of conventional weapons. Allows you to test samples weighing up to 75 tons, bullet, slug, hand grenades and mine means of destruction. Range of fire up to 100 m
As said on another forum, those helmets they're wearing are also Turkish made
Here's the inside of one.
Turkish Army Otokar Cobra from the winter...
Otokar Cobra 4 Door model With Aselsan-ADOP lazer range finder from Eurosatory 2012..
Last edited by -DENO-; 06-25-2012 at 09:18 AM.