Tata Motors have signed a follow-on contract for the supply of an additional 619 units, of its high-mobility (HMV) 6X6 multi-axle truck, from the Indian Army.
Being built with a material handling crane, the Tata 6X6 HMV is meant for the loading-unloading and transportation of ammunition pallets, spares and other operational equipment, the company said in a statement Sunday.
This is in conjunction, to an earlier order awarded to Tata Motors for 1239 units of its 6X6 High Mobility Vehicles, and is the single largest order awarded to an Indian private OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturers) in land systems by the Indian army, under the Indian Ministry of Defence DPP (Defence Procurement Procedure).
Developed indigenously, the Tata 6X6 high mobility all-terrain all-wheel drive vehicle is built for diverse tasks. The vehicle has been designed for extreme on or off-road loads and have gone through trials including deep water-fording, on cross country terrains and plains and put thru the VRDE’s (Vehicle Research & Development Establishment) torture track.
Tata Motors has signed a strategic agreement with Bharat Forge Limited and General Dynamics for Indian Armys Future Infantry Combat Vehicle (FICV) program. Tata Motors will lead the consortium, with Bharat Forge Limited as a partner, while General Dynamics Land Systems will bring in its much proven expertise in combat vehicle platforms, the company said in a release Monday
CSIR-National Aerospace Laboratories (CSIR-NAL) and Tata Advanced Systems Limited (TASL) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)to jointly develop sophisticated state of the art onboard computing system for Civil Avionics requirements in line with “Make in India” initiative. The Integrated Global bus Avionics Processing System (IGAPS) called Mission Computer is a CoreAircraft Computing Platform with features like ARINC 664 global bus, ARINC 818 fibre channel video bus and ARINC 653 compliance
CEO delegations of Indian defense and aerospace firms Tata, Mahindra, Reliance and Sun Group will accompany Prime Minister during his visit to Moscow later this month. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is visiting Moscow on December 24, Economic Times news daily reported Wednesday
Tata Motors has signed a contract to supply 3192 units of the Tata Safari Storme 4x4 to the Indian Armed Forces, under a new category of vehicles - GS800 (General Service 800). The Indian Ministry of Defence (MOD) had floated an RFP for vehicles with three basic criteria – minimum payload capacity of 800 kgs; hard roofs and air conditioning, the company announced today
Indias Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has offered Tatas TAL to jointly manufacture floor beams and other components for Sukhoi fighter aircraft. This is the second time HAL and TAL are eyeing for a manufacturing arrangement
A Tata-Lockheed Martin Joint Venture has delivered 50th C-130J Super Hercules Empennage. TLMAL, a joint venture between Tata Advanced Systems Limited (TASL) and Lockheed Martin Aeroframe Corporation, was established in 2010 and it began production of C-130J Super Hercules airframe components beginning in late 2011
Tata Advanced Systems Limited (TASL) and Bell Helicopter have signed an agreement to develop both commercial and government (including military) rotary wing markets in India in the Light Utility and Reconnaissance segments. The scope of this agreement is intended to include potential production and assembly capabilities, certain training and maintenance, repair and overhaul requirements, as well as research and development programs and technology sharing that will grow industrial capabilities and result in innovative solutions, TASL said in a statement Thursday
Tata Advanced Systems (TASL) is tying up with Bell helicopters competing against Mahindra-Airbus combine for the Indian Navys $2 billion contract for 100 utility helicopters to be operated from warships. Tata will form a joint venture with Bell to bid for the contract under existing foreign direct investment norms,
The Indian government has prepared a blueprint to spend nearly $3 billion for procuring more than 5000 Unmanned Aerial Vehicles over the next 10 years. “Only state-run Indian companies could get tenders, as the government has no immediate plan to directly involve foreign companies in the project
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