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Tata Motors Trucks Showcased at Indo Defence

: Nov 7, 2018 - : 7:06 pm

Two truck variants belonging to Indian automotive leader Tata Motors are being displayed for the first time at the ongoing show.

The first truck is a water cannon developed by Tata Motors and is based on a Tata 1628c 4X4 truck. The water cannon features a tank capacity (made of stainless steel) of 5,000 litres and a pump that can spray 1893 lt per minute.

The vehicle is also fitted with an anti-Molotov sprinkle system. Four policemen can be accommodated inside the cabin of the truck. The Tata 1628c truck is powered by a Cummins engine that puts out 266 HP and can attain a top speed of 80 kmph.

The other Tata truck on display is the LPTA 2038 6X6 High Mobility Vehicle (HMV), which is an 8.5/10 tonne General Service (GS) role vehicle for handling ammunition pallets and other stores.

The vehicle is being displayed to gauge interest from Indonesia and other potential SE Asian customers.

Tata LPTA 2038 6X6 HMVs are also fitted with a self-recovery winch and these trucks are now also being supplied to the Indian Army.


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