SOURCE: RAUNAK KUNDE / NEWS BEAT / IDRW.ORG
The Ministry of Defence, Government of India, intends to procure quantity 50 Vehicle Mounted Infantry Mortar System (VMIMS) along with Accessories under emergency procurement through Fast Track Procedure (FTP) under Buy (Indian) category and seeks participation in the
procurement process from prospective Bidders.
VMIMS should have Automatic Transmission with Selective 4×2 & 4×4 Drive Systems that have an Engine Power of not less than 215 HP. VMIMS should be able to drive at a Maximum Speed of 80 km/hour on highways and have an Operation Range of a Minimum of 300 km in a full tank.
VMIMS must be able to withstand hits of five shots of a 7.62 x 51 mm Ball fired at a distance of 10 m and is Heli portability ready by service helicopters held with Indian Armed Forces (Chinook/Mi-26) with aircraft tie-downs points in front and rear of the vehicle for underslung and should be Para droppable.
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