Ashok Leyland wins Rs 800-crore order for Military Vehicles

  • IMR Reporter
  • 30-Mar-2016

Ashok Leyland has won orders valued at Rs 800 crores from the armed forces. The company will supply advanced technology products - 450 units of Field Artillery Tractor (fat) 6X6 and other similar super stallion vehicles and 825 units of ambulance 4x4.

A FAT on a Super Stallion Platform will function as a common gun tower for all artillery guns. This versatile FAT provides the Army unprecedented flexibility in rapid deployment and utilisation of artillery resources. The vehicle can be used for a variety of applications across logistics and tactical segments.

The air-conditioned ambulance 4x4 will provide enhanced medical support in the immediate aftermath of injuries. A double walled insulated body maintains inside temperature, while rear air suspension reduces shocks during transmission. All equipment meets advanced life support standards.