OTT Technologies (Pty) Ltd (OTT) is a South African company located outside Pretoria. The company is in operation since 1980. OTT developed over the years from a small company that specialised in the refurbishment of surplus ex-military all terrain vehicles to its current status as a company with acknowledged engineering excellence. The current status of the company is an ISO 9001 certified company that still re-manufactures surplus ex-military all terrain vehicles and also designs and manufactures new wheeled armoured and mine protected vehicles.
OTT has two main business streams, New armoured vehicles and Refurbished Vehicles. A secondary business stream is the supply of new and refurbished original spares for Samil trucks, Casspir MPV’s, Mamba MPV’s, Ratel APC’s and older generation Unimog trucks.
New Armoured Vehicles
OTT designs, develops and manufactures wheeled armoured and mine protected vehicles. Our vehicles are used by police, military, peace keeping forces and security companies for the safe transportation of personnel and assets in transit. The current products of OTT Armoured Vehicles are:
Protector M21 Modular Armoured Vehicle
The Protector MAV is built on a commercial truck driveline. The maximum gross vehicle mass is 13 ton with a 4,3 ton payload. The Protector can be configured as an armoured personnel carrier (APC), assets/cash in transit vehicle, ambulance or command and control vehicle. It is available in 4x2 and 4x4 configuration with Right Hand Drive steering. The basic crew consists of a driver and commander. Up to 10 additional passengers can be carried. Main users are police, security companies and cash in transit operators.
Protector M22 Light Modular Armoured Vehicle (LMAV)
The M22 LMAV is built on a commercial truck driveline. The maximum gross vehicle mass is 7,5 ton with a 2,4 ton payload. The M22 can be configured as an armoured personnel carrier (APC), assets/cash in transit vehicle, ambulance or command and control vehicle. It is available in 4x2 configuration with Left or Right Hand Drive steering.
The basic crew consists of a driver and commander. Up to 10 additional passengers can be carried seated back-to-back or 9 facing linear with the direction of travel. Main users are police, military, security companies and cash in transit operators.
Marrua M27 Light Armoured Patrol Vehicle (LAPV)
The Marrua M27 is a light armoured patrol vehicle with a crew of 4. It is built on an Agrale Marrua AM200CD chassis and is supported through the Agrale distributor network. The M27 LAPV is primarily designed as a patrol and general utility vehicle protecting the crew against small arms fire and side blasts from Improvised Explosive Devices (IED’s).
It can also be configured as a reconnaissance and surveillance vehicle, tactical command and control vehicle as well as a light cash in transit vehicle.
Puma M26 Mine and Blast Protected Vehicle (MRAP)
The V-shaped hull Puma M26 4x4 is an armoured personnel carrier (APC) with mine and IED protection. It is built on a commercial truck driveline. The main users are military, police and security companies during peace keeping, homeland security and other asymmetric warfare operations.
Other roles include, high mobility mine protected patrol vehicle, tactical rescue/ambulance, mine protected weapon carrier and mine protected tactical command vehicle.
Puma M36 Mine and Blast Protected Vehicle (MRAP)
The V-shaped hull Puma M36 4x4 is an armoured personnel carrier (APC) with mine and IED protection. It is an evolutionary and larger extension of the Puma M26 and is also built on a commercial truck driveline. The main users are military and police during peace keeping, homeland security and other asymmetric warfare operations.
The Puma M36 family consists of an APC without armament, APC Patrol with a light manual turret, command vehicle, ambulance with 4 stretcher patients and 6x6 recovery vehicle all sharing the same automotive components.
Land Cruiser M40 Light Protected Vehicle
The Land Cruiser M40 light protected vehicle is used for Cash in Transit and transportation of security personnel. It is based on the Toyota Land Cruiser Series 79 pickup truck. It carries a crew of 4 (driver plus 3) with a payload of 300kg for assets or an additional 4 passengers on the open rear bay.
Refurbished Military Vehicles
OTT also specialises in the re-manufacturing of ex-stock all terrain military and police vehicles and is internationally well known for these high quality vehicles. Customers include the Africa Union, Nepal, various NGO’s as well as various African Governments, mining houses and other private customers. The product lists includes Ratel APC’s, Samil 20 Hunter SOV, Samil logistic trucks, Casspir mine protected vehicles, and Nyala RG12 police APC’s.
Ratel 6x6 Armoured Personnel Carrier (Refurbished)
The combat proven Ratel 6x6 is known as a robust and reliable armoured vehicle that proved itself during operations in Southern Africa. The APC has a crew of driver plus 8. The Ratel can be fitted with a variety of weapon systems including 90mm gun, 12,7mm machine gun, 14,5mm machine gun, 40mm automatic grenade launcher or even with an anti-tank guided missile in the tank hunter role.
Samil 20 Hunter Light Strike Vehicle (Refurbished)
The Hunter LSV is based on the proven Samil 20 high mobility truck. It is mainly used by special operations or light strike teams where surprise, situational awareness, fire power and a highly mobile and robust platform are essential for combat survivability. It has a crew of driver, commander and 5 gunners. The weaponry consists of a 12,7mm or 14,5 mm machine gun plus three 7,62mm light machine guns to provide all round fire power.
Samil 20 All Wheel Drive High Mobility Truck (Refurbished)
The Samil 20 is known for its extreme off-road mobility, robustness and reliability.
It has a gross vehicle mass of 7700 kg and can carry a load of 2690 kg. The Samil 20 is available as personnel carrier, light cargo vehicle, field ambulance, light workshop vehicle, light fire tender, etc.
It is a highly versatile platform.
Samil 50 All Wheel Drive Tactical Truck (Refurbished)
The proven Samil 50 is known for its excellent mobility, robustness and reliability. It has a gross vehicle mass of 12400kg and an off-road payload of 6000kg making it the ideal tactical logistic truck. It can be used as a personnel carrier, cargo vehicle, fuel or water truck, workshop and maintenance vehicle, fire tender, etc.
Samil 100 6x6 Logistic Truck (Refurbished)
The Samil 100 is like all the other Samil trucks also known for its excellent mobility, robustness and reliability. With a gross vehicle mass of 21 ton and a payload of 12 ton it has various logistic applications in tough environmental and operational conditions.
OTT has large stocks of new and refurbished spare parts for Ratel, Samil trucks, Casspir MPV’s, Buffel MPV’s, Mamba 4x4 MPV’s and Unimog 416 trucks.
OTT Technologies Customer Profile - OTT has supplied quality remanufactured and new vehicles to various discerning customers including:
- Various Africa governments for peace keeping and other asymmetric operations.
- Mining houses and security customers.
- Non-governmental organisations mainly for humanitarian roles.
- Troop Contributing Countries for deployment in MINUSMA, Mali.
- M22 Light Modular Armoured Vehicles to cash in transit operators in Nigeria.