In the statement made by BMC Board Member Taha Yasin Öztürk, the final version of BMC Tulga was displayed.
Taha Yasin Ozturk, "we have produced, taking into account the needs of our internal security staff during this difficult period we are in Turkey's first and only indigenous armored pickup (4 × 4) tool that Tulga the final presentation of the Minister of Interior, Mr. Suleyman Soylu, Gendarmerie General Commander Mr. We made it to General Arif Çetin, our Deputy Interior Ministers and our valuable Police. ”
Teknofest was introduced in 2019
BMC of Turkey's major land vehicle manufacturer, pickup vehicles in the range (pickup) by adding a new Teknofest was introduced in 2019.
Receiving detailed information about the vehicle from BMC Board Members Talip Öztürk, Taha Yasin Öztürk and BMC Chief Executive Officer Bülent Denkdemir, President Erdoğan signed the vehicle after the test drive he carried out by closely examining the new pickup and TULGA, which means “helmet”, He had put.
It was stated that TULGA, which was designed and manufactured with high level security systems and armored to meet the security needs of the internal security personnel, performs in all types of terrain with its superior maneuverability and load carrying capacity.
During his introduction at Teknofest, Taha Yasin Öztürk made a statement regarding the features of Tulga.
Öztürk said, “The vehicle weighs 6 tons and has a carrying capacity of 5 personnel. You can integrate the weapon system behind it. There are 3 thousand 800 engines, 2 thousand 800 torques; 280 horsepower ”. Of course, the properties of Tulga, which is still under development, have not been officially announced by the manufacturer and developer BMC.
In addition, Öztürk, who made a statement about the sustainability of the vehicle, shared with the press at Teknofest that the vehicle is at the level of BR 7 ballistic protection and has a structure resistant to 3 kilograms of TNT.
Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu visited BMC's facilities in Izmir Pınarbaşı on September 5, 2019. He had received detailed information about the vehicle.
To Minister Soylu; BMC Board Member Taha Yasin Öztürk and BMC Commercial and Land Vehicles General Manager Bülent Santırcıoğlu accompanied him. Minister Soylu also received information about the company's production facility and activities during his visit.
It was reflected in the cameras where Minister Soylu passed the wheel of the vehicle and carried out a test drive inside the factory.
BMC developed the pickup truck, especially considering the needs of internal security personnel. Turkey's terrain suitable tools developed will provide support staff with superior operational capability in the field of transport and cargo handling facilities.