BMC, one of Turkey’s principal defence contractors, is set to provide armoured vehicles for Tunisia as part of a new deal with the country’s Interior Ministry, reported Turkish newspaper Daily Sabah.
Daily Sabah added that The agreement was signed after BMC acquired the International Armored Vehicle Tender for the production of a total of nine 4×4 Medium Class Multi-Purpose Armored Vehicles (MPAVs). BMC will also provide integrated logistical support solutions to Tunisia after the delivery of vehicles.
As part of the deal, the company will for the first time produce midrange armoured vehicles, which are currently used by the Turkish military, for the global market, added the newspaper.
The Turkish vehicle producer was added to the Defense News’ annual Top 100 list of the world’s largest defence manufacturers in 2019, having posted $554.2 million in profits in the previous year.
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