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Turkey's new "Altay" MBT gains Saudi, Pakistani interest
« on: January 15, 2016, 19:29:22 »
Don't the Turks have a tank that uses an M1 Abrams turret on an M60 chassis as well?

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Turkish Tank Sees Pakistani, Saudi Interest
By Burak Ege Bekdil 12:47 p.m. EST January 15, 2016

ANKARA — A number of countries Turkey views as “allies” are interested in buying what will become Turkey’s first indigenous new generation main battle tank, the Altay, the top procurement official has said.

Ismail Demir, head of the Undersecretariat for Defense Industries (SSM) said during a presentation in parliament that including Pakistan and the Gulf countries with which Turkey has good political relations were showing a large interest in the Altay.

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