BAE Discusses Indian Armoured Vehicle Project

13 February 2008 (Last Updated February 13th, 2008 06:57)

BAE Systems is in discussions with vehicle manufacturer Mahindra & Mahindra to develop a mine resistant vehicle for India. In a statement to the Bombay Stock Exchange, Mahindra Defence Systems Chief Executive Brigadier Khutub Hai says the vehicle will be based on BAE's RG-31 mine pr

BAE Systems is in discussions with vehicle manufacturer Mahindra & Mahindra to develop a mine resistant vehicle for India.

In a statement to the Bombay Stock Exchange, Mahindra Defence Systems Chief Executive Brigadier Khutub Hai says the vehicle will be based on BAE's RG-31 mine protected vehicle.

"Mahindra Defence Systems is in the business of providing vehicle protection to defence forces," Hai says.

"Our cooperation with BAE Systems, who are leaders in this field, for joint production of mine protected vehicles is a strategic fit for our vehicle armouring business."

By staff writer