Ashok Leyland develops JEET 4X4- Special Light Vehicle for Indian Army
Modified On Nov 07, 2022 02:54 PM
Based on the Dost Truck platform, JEET 4x4 is equipped to perform in hills, high altitudes, cross country, plains & desert terrain.
Ashok Leyland, the top commercial vehicle maker in India is not only helping the Indian economy with its strong, heavy, and rugged trucks but is also one of the major sources of fulfilling the mobility needs of the Indian Army. Over decades now, Ashok Leyland has been a reliable domestic supplier of vehicles-logistics and combat-specially designed and developed keeping in mind the extremely tough, challenging operating needs of the Armed Forces.
In the ongoing DefExpo 202- the flagship defense exhibition- taking place at Gandhinagar, Gujarat, the firm has showcased a few innovative vehicles developed for the armed forces. And one key product that caught our attention is the JEET 4x4- a fully indigenized 4x4 light GS Vehicle, an all-wheel drive LCV based on the Dost-mini-truck platform.
According to Ashok Leyland, the Jeet 4X4 is a proven vehicle platform, equipped to perform in hills, high altitudes, cross country, plains & desert terrain. Developed on a proven vehicle platform, most suitable for the General Service (GS) role, JEET 4X4 also employs contemporary technology in all its systems.
Another key highlight is the Light Bullet Proof Vehicle- a versatile platform, indigenously designed and developed to carry a 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 on the battlefield. The vehicle gets features like all-wheel independent suspension, ABS, ride height management, and many more options that make highly capable vehicle.
Through partnering with the Indian Army for its logistics needs, Ashok Leyland has been at the forefront of offering the next generation mobility solutions and technology for the country's armed services
At the Defense Expo, Ashok Leyland displayed its advanced, new-generation capabilities for the Defence forces, keeping taking into account the mobility trends. These modern technology solutions developed the firm's in-house extensive research and development to address the growing demand for resource efficiency and optimization.