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Ashok Leyland bags order to supply Tracked Combat Vehicle to armed forces

The Company will collaborate with CVRDE for the manufacturing, assembly and testing of lightweight clutch for the design and development of weight optimised 1500hp Automatic Transmission

T E Narasimhan  |  Chennai 

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has bagged an order to supply for the The tender is meant for developmental work and marks Ashok Leyland's foray into tracked vehicle business.

As per the scope of the work, the company will collaborate with (CVRDE), Chennai for the manufacturing, assembly and testing of lightweight clutch for the design and development of weight optimised 1500hp for Main

Amandeep Singh, Head - Defence, Ashok Leyland, said that for over three decades, has been a vital part of the country's forces through its mobility solutions. As part of the company's strategy to enhance its contribution to the Forces and to expand its business scope within its focus area of 'Solutions for Mobility on Land', the company has been working on With this win, the company marks yet another milestone where it will start working on the that soldiers use.

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"We see huge potential in repowering and upgrading of existing BMPs/Tanks of the We have the expertise to develop indigenous solutions for power packs and running gear for upgrade of existing lCVs as well as for the new FICVs. We are proud that we are the only vehicle manufacturer in India having indigenously designed, developed and manufactured power packs beyond 350hp. The opportunity also exists in several other countries which use Russian made combat vehicles."

First Published: Sat, August 25 2018. 01:20 IST
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