Indian Army to buy 800 light bullet-proof vehicles.....
Indian army to buy 800 light bullet-proof vehicles to strength the army protection.The bullet-proof vehicles plays major role in the low intensity anti-insurgency operations in Jammu Kashmir and North East.
The army has laid down strict parameters for the bullet-proof vehicles.The companies have been told that the vehicle should be able to protect its occupants from direct fire from small arms like 5.56 mm INSAS rifler.
The bullet-proofing needs special layers in the vehicle which increase the weight resulting in reduced speed.So the army has specified that it would not accept vehicles weighing over 600kg,including load of driver,passenger and weapons.
The vehicle must perform good in all operations, The army demand that these vehicles should also have protection from mine explossions and granade blasts.And also adequate tyre protection to ensure mobility in the event of atttack.
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