New information about the Kaplan MT project carried out by Indonesian PT Pindad was shared on the We Visionary platform by FNSS Defense Systems Inc. General Manager and CEO Nail Kurt.
Nail Kurt announced that they are expecting about another 200 orders from the medium weight tank class KAPLAN (Harimau) MT developed by FNSS with Indonesian PT Pindad. Regarding the Kaplan MT tanks to be produced for the Indonesian army, Nail Kurt stated that 18 units of TIGER MT tanks will be produced, the first 10 tank will be produced in Turkey and the remaning 8 tanks will be produced in Indonesia.
Regarding the procurement of Kaplan MT; In May 2019, mass production began at the FNSS facilities with the joint production contract entering into force during the IDEF’19 fair in December of the same year. The cost is $ 135 million in the first batch contract signed for the supply of “Harimau” (KAPLAN MT) which was developed jointly by FNSS-PT Pindad companies, to the Indonesian army.