Leyland, the flagship company of the Hinduja Group and the largest supplier of
logistics vehicles to the Indian Army, has strengthened its Armoured vehicle
platform by delivering first of its kind “Light Bullet proof Vehicles” (
LBPV) to the Indian Air force.
Leyland delivered first lot of these modern vehicles on April 13, 2021.LBPV is
an adopted version of Lockheed Martin’s
(LM) CVNG (Common Vehicle Next Gen) and has been developed under TOT from
LM to Ashok Leyland. It is completely indigenised and developed in India.
Martin Corporation is an American aerospace, arms, defense, security, and
advanced technologies company with worldwide interests. It was formed by the
merger of Lockheed Corporation with Martin Marietta in March 1995.
has got 4 main characteristics that makes it ideal for host of military
High off-road mobility in mud, sand, rocks, and shallow water. The vehicle will
get the payload to where it needs to be, no matter what.
Extremely high payload fraction, accommodating a crew of 06 and ample cargo
space to carry substantial mission equipment. A high fraction of what gets to
the mission location is payload, not just vehicle.
Outstanding ride quality and low occupant-absorbed power. This means that the
crew can easily endure driving long distances off-road, and still be an
effective fighting/work force at the end of the trip.
The vehicle offers Superior protection and Combat capability. The crew is well
protected from both Ballistic & Blast threats and can launch attacks.