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Nurol Ejder


Nurol Ejder

Georgian Army Ejder
Type Armoured personnel carrier
Place of origin Turkey
Production history
Manufacturer Nurol Makina
Weight 18 tons
Length 7.05 m
Width 2.69 m
Height 2.4 m
Crew 2+10 passengers

Armor all welded steel armour up to STANAG-4569 level 4
40mm (APC version)
Engine Cummins ISLe3-400 6-cylinder in line turbocharged diesel
402 hp
Power/weight 22.33 hp/tonne
Suspension wheeled 6x6
600 km
Speed 110 km/h, swim 9 km/h

Ejder ("Dragon") is a 6x6 wheeled

  1. ^ "Nurol Ejder Armoured Wheeled Vehicle (AWV) (Turkey), Armoured personnel carriers (wheeled)". 2010-03-25. Retrieved 2010-11-01. In 2011, The Nurol Ejder went through evaluation testing in Kuwait and performed very well in the harsh desert.
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  • Personnel carrier
  • Reconnaissance
  • Nuclear, biological and chemical warfare
  • Fire support
  • ATGM carrier
  • IFV
  • Mortar
  • Command
  • Recovery
  • Medical evacuation
  • Engineering

Reported versions include:


This APC can be fitted with a number of remotely controlled and turret-mounted weapon stations. Baseline vehicle is fitted with remotely controlled 7.62-mm machine gun and 40mm automatic grenade launcher, however Ejder supports up to 90mm weapon systems.


Armor of the Ejder protects against 7.62mm armor-piercing rounds, while frontal arc provides protection against 14.5mm rounds . This armored personnel carrier also has a V-shaped hull for improved protection against landmines and IEDs. It can withstand the blast from an 8 kg mine. Protection can be enhanced with modular add-on armor. The vehicle is fitted with an automatic fire suppression system, however NBC protection is only offered as an option.


[2] as a private venture. It is worth mentioning that in the mid 1990s another 6x6 APC, the Turkish defense company The Ejder (dragon) armored personnel carrier, was developed by Nurol Makina, a



  • Description 1
    • Protection 1.1
    • Armament 1.2
  • Versions 2
  • Operators 3
  • References 4


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