New Delhi, July 14 (ANI/Business Wire India): Concord Safety Solution, Group Company of MKU, launched a new light weight armoured vehicle C8, aimed to capture the Indian defence market by providing high mobility and light bullet proof vehicle to Indian armed forces, paramilitary and police forces.
The emerging security threats being faced by the Defence Personnel's, in the present scenario of insurgency and terrorism, calls for new and improved defence solutions in every conceivable sphere.
The presence of a safe, reliable and light weight armored vehicles for safety of troops operating in such insurgent areas has been conspicuous by its absence.oncord has been recently invited to participate in a Proposal for providing Light Weight Armoured Vehicle Solution (LWAV) by Indian Army.
To beat the challenges of Indian Army's operational requirements, Concord developed the new light weight armoured vehicle - the C8. The first prototypes were built at Concords manufacturing facility in Dehradun, India.
The vehicle is currently under trials at Northern Command of Indian Army. After two months this vehicle will be available for paramilitary and police forces.
Concord's, "C8" has been developed at Concords state of art manufacturing facility in Dehradun. The Concord's, "C8" is a cost effective armored vehicle, based upon Powerful and rugged 4 X 4 platforms, and will be soon launched in Asian markets as well.
The Rugged C8 4X4 light weight-armored vehicle viable to operate virtually in all types of terrains. Its unmatched capacity permits carrying of 6 soldiers including driver with full combat loads. The vehicle is ideally suited to operate in counter insurgency operations for patrol, reconnaissance and convoy protection, logistics, search and rescue missions.
The special features of C8, LWAV, which has been offered to the Indian Army for evaluations, is its high power to weight ratio enabling carriage of extra combat loads, full ballistic protection of the crew compartment, engine, fuel and fuel pump, air pressure tanks, ensuring complete safety of the crew inside the vehicle.
"We have designed C8, with three goals in mind, to provide the operationally unmatched performance in all terrain and provide ultimate security and comfort ", said Anurag Gupta Director Concord Safety Solution. (ANI)