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Ashok Leyland signs MoU with Russian, Indian firms for defence supply

To provide tracked vehicle solutions to Indian armed forces

T E Narasimhan  |  Chennai 

Ashok Leyland signs MoU with Russian, Indian firms for military products

Defence Systems (ALDS), part of Hinduja Group flagship Ashok Leyland, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation with Rosoboronexport (ROE), Russia, and an Indian firm Group, to provide tracked vehicle solutions to

Rosoboronexport (ROE), Russia, is the only state-run firm in Russia for export of an entire range of military products and technologies. Group is a player in strategic electronics, avionics and tactical communication globally.

Vinod K Dasari, managing director of said, "The signing of this is a step in the direction as this new partnership allows to provide all types of tracked vehicle solutions to

Amandeep Singh, head-defence, said the company is happy that has chosen ALDS and as its partners in India to address the tracked vehicle upgrade programme of

"The issue of indegenisation and availability of service and parts, which has been an area of concern, will now be addressed as ALDS and will be responsible for manufacturing in India and also providing life cycle support," he added.

has been a supplier of logistics and special role vehicles to the for the past 25 years.

First Published: Wed, September 06 2017. 12:57 IST