Ashok Leyland displays made-in-India vehicles at DefExpo 2022

CV maker showcases Jeet 4x4 all-terrain vehicle, light bullet-proof vehicle and gearboxes for Ajeya Tank T-72

Autocar Pro News Desk By Autocar Pro News Desk calendar 18 Oct 2022 Views icon46128 Views Share - Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to LinkedIn Share to Whatsapp

Ashok Leyland, which is the largest supplier of logistics vehicles to the Indian Army, today showcased three advanced-technology products and solutions at the ongoing DefExpo India 2022, India’s premier defence exhibition, organized by the Ministry of Defence at Gandhinagar, Gujarat.

Col Sonam Wangchuk, a Kargil War hero and recipient of Maha Vir Chakra, the country’s second highest gallantry award, unveiled the Jeet 4x4, an all-new Light General Service Vehicle, indigenously designed, developed and manufactured by Ashok Leyland.

Rajesh R, Vice President – Defence & Power Solutions Business, Ashok Leyland unveiled and launched other products in the presence of senior dignitaries from Indian Army and MoD.

Jeet 4x4 is developed on a proven vehicle platform, most suitable for General Service (GS) role. The vehicle is well equipped to perform optimally in hills, high altitude, cross country, plains, and desert terrain. The vehicle also employs contemporary technology in all its system.

LBPV 4x4: Light Bullet Proof Vehicle 4x4 is a versatile platform, indigenously designed and developed to carry small team of 06 combat soldiers into various tactical missions ranging from Counter Insurgency/ Counter Terrorist operations for Reconnaissance, Quick Reaction, and Patrolling. LBPV is designed for all-terrain mobility with armored protection and fitted with a weapon mount to operate independently in the battle field. Has features like all wheel independent suspension, ABS, ride height management.

Tank T72 GB Assembly aggregates: These are gearboxes for Tank T-72, called ‘Ajeya’ in India. Ashok Leyland will begin to manufacture sub-assemblies and sub-components including the gearboxes for the Tank T72.

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