INDIAN MILITARY STARTS SEARCH FOR TATRA TRUCK ALTERNATIVES
India’s armed forces are seeking alternative vehicles to install missile systems in the wake of an impending ban on the acquisition of Tatra all-terrain trucks. It was heard that military officials were analysing trucks proposed by Russian and Belarusian companies, including Volat trucks manufactured by MZKT. A meeting was held recently with all stakeholders under Director General (Acquisition) of the Ministry of Defence (MoD) to discuss the proposals. Upon approval, the trucks will undergo comprehensive field trials and are also expected to be equipped with missiles systems in order to test their efficacy. demonstration lasted for approximately 25 minutes and successfully validated proven unmanned capabilities available for integration into rotorcraft to support intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, resupply and other operations.