TATA group’s Arm for Aerospace and Defence, Tata Advanced Systems Limited (TASL), on Monday transported an indigenously developed Quick Reaction Fighting Vehicle-Medium (QRFV) to the Indian Army. According to the company, the vehicle will enhance the operational capabilities of the Indian Army in future conflicts and war-like situations. Tata claims its QRFV offers a STANAG level 4 protection against up to 14kg and 21kg of explosives. The vehicle can carry 14 people, including the commander and driver, i.e. 2 tons. The turbodiesel engine develops 240hp. The vehicle is fitted with run-flat tires.
The Tata Advanced Systems Limited shared a 12-second video on Twitter showing many QRFVs being delivered to the armed forces. The Quick Reaction Fighting Vehicle incorporates components and systems from the Tata Mine Protected Vehicle (MPV). Tata Mine Protected Vehicle is fully designed and manufactured in-house and delivers an unmatched combination of proven performance in the harshest operating conditions along with low maintenance and lifecycle cost. The armored vehicle will enhance the operational capabilities of the Indian Army for future conflicts. It would also enhance military readiness for conflict as tensions along the country’s borders with China grow.
Tata Advanced Systems Limited (TASL) is an Indian aerospace, defense, military engineering & construction and technology company. It is a fully owned subsidiary of Tata Sons, a holding company for the Tata Group. Tata Advanced Systems’ offers a wide range of products operating across the entire spectrum of Military Vehicles from Logistics to front-line Combat. The company mobility solutions portfolio includes all classes of vehicles from light to heavy combat range for the Indian and International Armed Forces. The Tata Group is India’s largest conglomerate, with products and services in over 150 countries, and operations in 100 countries across six continents.