A new modernization project led by the Turkish Company Aselsan in collaboration with FNSS has been launched to upgrade the ACV, Armored ombat Vehicles, of the Turkish armed forces.
The AVC is an amphibious tracked armored combat vehicle family developed by the Turkish defense company FNSS Savunma Sistemleri. The vehicle was developed to meet the Turkish Land Forces Command's operational requirement.
A total of 2,280 ACVs are in service with the Turkish army including 650 AFV (Armored Fighting Vehicle), 1,400 Armored Personnel Carrier, 50 ATV (Armored Tow Vehicle), and 180 AMV (Armored Mortar Vehicle). The vehicle is also in service with the United Arab Emirates and Malaysia.
Technical Specifications of AVC are:
25mm dual-feed automatic cannon
NEFER unmanned Remote Weapon Station
25mm automatic cannon
coaxial 7.62mm machine gun.
Traverse of 360°
Elevation from -10° to +60
Trench Crossing of 1.83 m
Vertical Obstacle of 73.6 cm