Ashok Leyland unveils LSV 4x4 armoured vehicle


On Wednesday 11 April, Ashok Leyland unveiled its new LSV 4x4 (Light Specialist Vehicle), a small armoured platform dedicated to operate on rough terrains, and adaptable to several purposes: reconnaissance, counter-insurgency, armament carrier, troop carriage, patrol missions, etc.


Ashok Leyland unveils LSV 4x4 armoured vehicle
Ashok Leyland unveils its news LSV4 armoured platform (Picture source: Army Recognition )


All four sides of the armoured cab designed for a crew of four (including the driver) are protected for STANAG level 1. This all-wheel-drive vehicle is motorized with an air-cooled 180hp H6 diesel engine associated to an automatic 5-speed transmission. The electrical system works in 24 volts. The axles are independently suspended and benefot from an elctronically-controlled air suspension (ECAS). The 335/80 R20 tyres are of the run-flat type.

The GVW is set at 5 tons, 8 being the maximum tolerated, with a 1-ton payload.


 

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