FNSS Initiated ACV-15 AAPC Capability Enhancement & Life Extension Program for the Turkish Land Forces

FNSS is awarded with a contract signed on capability enhancement & life extension program of Advanced Armoured Personnel Carriers (AAPC) in the inventory of the Turkish Land Forces. Within the scope of this contract, a number of AAPCs will be equipped with modern subsystems by remaining its amphibious capabilities. AAPCs that will be upgraded are ACV-15 configurations delivered to the Turkish Armed Forces in the early 2000s by FNSS. The program is aimed to increase the vehicles performance, capabilities and life-cycle for an additional 20+ years.

Due to emerging threats and new technologies on mission equipment’s and weapon systems, it is aimed to upgrade AAPCs with selective equipment and systems. FNSS package covers upgrade areas such as improvements on mobility, protection levels, life support, electronic systems, situational awareness and firepower. Within the scope of the capability enhancement program, the vehicles will be fitted with a dual gun remote controlled weapon system with close-range surveillance system, auxiliary power unit, A/C system, automatic fire suppression system, spall liners, driver vision system and navigation system. In addition, necessary engineering efforts will be carried out for the integration of the gunshot detection system. A complete vehicle overhauling including engine & transmission will also take place under the scope of contract. All these improvements in reliability and durability will increase mission capabilities while minimising maintenance services during operational deployments.

FNSS has a history of success stories about completing modernization programs for different armies such as Türkiye, Saudi Arabia, USA, Bahrain and The Philippines. With its experience and knowledge in modernization and new generation vehicle developments, FNSS offers most advanced solutions for vehicle sustainability programs based on user requirements and specifications. The company recently started deliveries of modernized ACV-15 IFV platforms to the Turkish Army under the scope of ACV-15 capability enhancement and life extension program contract.

FNSS’ capability enhancement & life extension solution represents significant upgrades to an already proven and reliable military platform by extending the service life of the vehicles and ensuring that the vehicles remain an effective and relevant asset for modern combat requirements.


FNSS is a globally recognized land systems company that specializes in designing and producing wheeled and tracked armoured combat vehicles as well as combat engineering vehicles, turrets and sustainability solutions. As the preferred solution provider of users in various countries, the Company has delivered thousands of armoured combat vehicles worldwide.


Thanks to its competent and dynamic workforce, FNSS offers innovative solutions throughout the entire product life cycle; from the design phase to the end of service life. Ever since the first roll-out in 1990, the Company has continuously improved its vehicle design and production capabilities in line with the requirements of its users. FNSS’ KAPLAN class tracked armoured product family and PARS wheeled armoured vehicles are poised to shape new generation combat vehicle trends well into the 21st century.


FNSS designs and develops customized solutions to meet the requirements of each user. The key to FNSS’ success in delivering tailored products within requested time frames lies in its flexible approach to project management. This is complemented by its ability to orchestrate an extensive supply chain and a wide range of global partnerships. FNSS has successfully engineered and supplied numerous products addressing unique requirements. These vehicles have been designed, manufactured and delivered to armies worldwide by FNSS’ user-centric business models and tailored solutions.


FNSS products have been challenged by countless user endurance tests in the toughest conditions, and have proven themselves in combat missions. FNSS views user satisfaction as a permanent concept, and strives to ensure that its products serve beyond their life cycles by addressing any emerging needs throughout their use. FNSS also makes a difference by generating significant value for its international users through localization packages that include employing local labour, establishing domestic supply chains, and providing in-country training and technology transfer. Building upon it’s over 30 years of heritage in the defence industry, FNSS continues to add value to its users by creating innovative solutions.

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