SOURCE: RAUNAK KUNDE / NEWS BEAT / IDRW.ORG
Indian Army has issued Acceptance of Necessity (AoN) for the procurement of 375 Light Bullet Proof Vehicles under ‘Buy Indian’ under the Fast Track Procedure. LBPV should be able to withstand a direct hit of 7.62mm SLR, 5.56 mm INSAS, and 7.62mm AK-47 round and two-hand Grenade exploding directly under the vehicle.
Gross Vehicle Weight should not be more than 4500 Kg that can carry Min 600 Kgs including a Driver + Co-Dvr + 4 fully equipped soldiers with battle loads comfortably.
A request for proposal (RFP) will be issued by 15th November later in the month. Interested OEMs/ Vendors are requested to forward detailed information on the product by 11 Nov 2022.
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