Tata Motors Supply HMV Trucks to Army

IAS Prelims 2023

Tata Motors has signed up a follow-on contract to supply additional 619 units of high-mobility (HMV) multi-axle trucks to the Indian Army.

This is in conjunction, to an earlier order awarded to Tata Motors for 1,239 units of its 6X6 MMV.

NDA current affairsTATA is the single largest order awarded to an Indian private OEM in land systems by the Indian army.

Developed indigenously, Tata 6X6 HMV has been designed to cope with extreme on or off-road loads and have gone through trials including deep water-fording, on cross country terrains and plains.