Advanced Truck Driving Simulator for all terrain Stallion 4×4 truck showcased first time in India
Ashok Leyland has been the largest logistics supplier for the Indian Army. At the Defexpo 2016 India, the Hinduja Group company has showcased four advanced products, which could be the future of Indian Armed force logistics option. The four products which grabbed attention were an advanced Truck Driving Simulator for the all terrain Stallion 4×4 truck, Field Artillery Tractor (FAT) 6×6 mounted on the Super Stallion truck, a contemporary logistics vehicle Rhino 4×4, and an Ambulance 4×4 for enhanced medical support.
The new Truck Driving Simulator for Stallion 4×4 has been built to overcome the challenging road conditions and terrains like heavily snow covered roads, muddy roads and sand dunes. Ashok Leyland has developed it with help from SAAB. This simulator will provide real life training in a secure environment and that too with reduced training cost. It features all types of possible terrains and weather conditions. In a group movement training exercise multiple simulators can be used.
The Field Artillery Tractor (FAT) 6×6 comes mounted on the Super Stallion platform. This artillery tractor will act as a common gun tower for all the artillery guns. It will enable the army flexibility in rapid deployment, and utilization of artillery resources more efficiently. Ashok Leyland has recently received orders from the Indian Army for more than 450 Super Stallion vehicles for.
Ashok Leyland also showcased the contemporary logistics vehicle dubbed as Rhino 4×4. This powerful vehicle comes with easier maneuverability, automatic transmission, increased payload capability, higher ground clearance, step climbing ability, ABS, CTIS short turning circle diameter and HVAC as well.
The fourth interesting product Ashok Leyland showcased at the Defexpo 2016 India, is the air conditioned Ambulance 4×4, which comes with double wall insulated body that controls the interior temperature. It gets air suspension at the rear which reduces shocks on rough terrains. It gets all the advanced life supporting equipments and Ashok Leyland has already received order from Indian Army for a total of 825 4×4 and 4×2 ambulances.