Ashok Leyland wins an order for 10x10 vehicles to carry the Smerch Rockets
13th April, 2018, Bangalore: Ashok Leyland, flagship of the Hinduja Group and the largest suppliers of mobility solutions to the Indian Army, has won another critical order from the Ministry of Defence (MoD). The contract is for supplying Ashok Leyland’s High Mobility 10x10 vehicles (HMV 10x10) which has been fully developed in India, by Indians. This order will end a long search by the Indian Army, who have been looking for HMV 10x10s to carry the Smerch Rockets, this initial order is worth over Rs.100 Crores.
Commenting on the order, Mr. Amandeep Singh, Head –Defence, Ashok Leyland, said, “We have won 12 of the 15 tenders we participatedin last year, and this is a crucial win for us. This will pave Ashok Leyland’sway for newer opportunities in providing mobility platforms for other missilecarriers, missile launchers, modular bridges and other critical loads. Thisorder is a testament of our mobility leadership in the Defence sector, and wewill continue to partner our Forces in service of the nation.”