Ashok Leyland, ELBIT Systems sign MOU

Ashok Leyland has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with ELBIT Systems to provide High Mobility vehicles (HMV) for mounting Elbit Systems’ artillery guns and systems. The integrated systems are targeted
for worldwide export markets. Ashok Leyland has expertise in design, manufacturing of logistic vehicles, combat support High Mobility Vehicles (HMV) and Armoured vehicles for the defence forces.

ELBIT Systems, Israel, is globally engaged in a range of defence areas including Land Systems, Artillery Systems and Platforms, Howitzers, Mortars and Ammunition.

Vinod K. Dasari, MD, Ashok Leyland, said, “Ashok Leyland is proud to be associated with ELBIT Systems and we are certain this partnership will expand our reach globally. It underlines our capabilities of making and designing in India, for the world. This step is also in line with our strategy of increasing contribution from our Defence Business which will help us de-risk our overall business.”

“Now, with this MOU, we will be able to compete on a global stage with global OEMs.With ELBIT as our partners, we seek to leverage the capabilities of both organizations and provide world-class mobility solutions across the globe. With our expertise in design and logistics, this MOU marks yet another milestone for us and our country,” said Amandeep Singh, Head – Defence, Ashok Leyland.

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