Turkey—Batu Indigenous Tank Engine Passes Initial Test

Anadolu News Agency | 05/06/2021

Turkey’s first domestically developed tank engine has been successfully tested, reports the Anadolu Agency (Ankara). The 1,500-hp Batu water-cooled, turbodiesel engine was turned on for the first time, Ismail Demir, the head of the Presidency of Defense Industries (SSB), said on Wednesday, as cited by the Daily Sabah (Istanbul). The engine was placed on the test bench at the end of March, with initial testing set for April. The Batu, developed by Turkish firm BMC Power, is initially...

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