Ashok Leyland bags Rs 100 crore MoD order for rocket-carrying HMV 10x10s

The high mobility vehicles will be exclusively used for India's military purposes.

Autocar Pro News Desk By Autocar Pro News Desk calendar 13 Apr 2018 Views icon24862 Views Share - Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to LinkedIn Share to Whatsapp

Ashok Leyland, one of the largest suppliers of mobility solutions to the Indian army, has won an order from the Ministry of Defence for 10x10 vehicles to carry Smerch rockets.

The contract is for supply of Ashok Leyland's High Mobility 10x10 vehicles (HMV 10x10) and is worth over Rs 100 crore. Commenting on the order, Amandeep Singh, Head - Defence, Ashok Leyland, said, "We have won 12 of the 15 tenders we participated in last year, and this is a crucial win for us. This will pave Ashok Leyland's way for newer opportunities in providing mobility platforms for other missile carriers, missile launchers, modular bridges and other critical loads.”

Ashok Leyland has showcased several advanced technology products and solutions at the ongoing Def Expo India 2018 in Chennai. 

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