Ashok Leyland, Indian flagship of the Hinduja Group and
the largest supplier of logistics vehicles to the Indian Army, showcased three
advanced-technology products and solutions at the ongoing DefExpo India 2022,
India’s premier defence exhibition, organised by the Ministry of Defence at
The products showcased at the DefExpo 2022 included Jeet
4x4, a proven vehicle platform, equipped to perform in hills, high altitude,
cross country, plains & desert terrain, LBPV 4x4: Light Bullet Proof
Vehicle 4x4 and Tank T72 GB Assembly aggregates.
Col Sonam Wangchuk, a Kargil War Hero and recipient of
MahaVir Chakra, 2nd Highest Gallantry Award, unveiled “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.
Dheeraj Hinduja, Executive Chairman, Ashok Leyland, said,
“We continue to evolve as a trusted partner to the Indian armed forces in
providing end-to-end solutions in the area of mobility. The products showcased
today demonstrate our team’s capability and an innate understanding of the
arduous operating conditions. We endeavor to expand our portfolio of products
and solutions and contribute significantly towards the “Atmanirbhar Bharat”
Rajesh R,Vice President – Defence& Power Solutions
Business, Ashok Leyland, said, “At the DefExpo, we are delighted to present our
next generation capabilities for the Defence forces, keeping in view their
anticipated mobility trends. These advanced technology solutions developed by
our in-house R&D would also address the growing demand for resource
efficiency and optimization.”
Details of Ashok Leyland showcased at the DefExpo India
JEET 4x4: ‘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.
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. Features like all wheel Independent
Suspension, ABS, Ride Height Management and many more options makes it a class
apart. LBPV 4x4 is a World Class vehicle ‘Made-in-India’.
Tank T72 GB Assembly aggregates: These are gear
boxes for Tank T-72, called ‘Ajeya’ in India. Ashok Leyland will begin to
manufacture sub-assemblies and sub-components including the gear boxes for the
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