Tulpar IFV is a Turkish tracked infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) designed and manufactured by Otokar.
The production of the vehicles started in 2012, two prototypes being built with a price per unit of $1.2 million.
Tulpar IFV has a standard mass of 32 tons with a maximum of 42 tons depending on the configuration.
Its length is 7.23 m, its width 3.40 m and its height including the turret reaches 2.67 m.
It has a crew of three (3) including the commander, the gunner and the driver and can carry up to nine (9) troopers.
The main gun is a 30 mm dual-feed cannon and as secondary armament, it has a 7.62 mm coaxial machine gun.
Tulpar IFV is powered either by a 410 kW Scania DSI 14 litres or by an 810 hp (595 kW) Scania DSI 16, V8 Diesel engine, having a power-to-weight ratio of around 24.1 hp/tonne.
It is equipped with a SAPA SG-850, 32-Speed Automatic transmission and has torsion bar suspension.
Tulpar infantry fighting vehicle has an operational range of 600 km and can reach a maximum speed of 70 km/h on road.
Tulpar can be configured in several variants including:
- Tulpar Medium Tank
- Tulpar Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV)
- Tulpar Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC)
- Tulpar Reconnaissance Vehicle
- Tulpar Command and Control Vehicle
- Tulpar Air Defence Vehicle
- Tulpar Ambulance
- Tulpar Repair and Recovery Vehicle
- Tulpar Mortar Vehicle