The Indian Army has taken delivery of an undisclosed number of Quick Reaction Fighting Vehicles (QRFVs) from local defense firm Tata Advanced Systems Limited.
The company shared a 12-second video on Twitter showing many QRFVs being delivered to the armed forces.
TASL successfully delivers the QRFV (Quick Reaction Fighting Vehicle- Medium) to the Indian Army pic.twitter.com/vfEvRZYwAH
— TATA Advanced Systems (TATA Aerospace & Defence) (@tataadvanced) July 25, 2022
According to Tata, the armored vehicle will enhance the operational capabilities of the Indian Army for future conflicts.
It would also enhance military readiness for conflict as tensions along the country’s borders with China grow.
The QRFV is not the first indigenous vehicle the army has inducted this year. In April, the service received the Infantry Protected Mobility Vehicle and the Monocoque Hull Multi-Role Mine-Protected Armored Vehicle developed by Bharat Forge.
Investments in Ground Vehicles
The delivery of QRFVs to the Indian Army is part of the country’s continuing investments to bolster its ground defense capabilities with more armored vehicles.
Last year, the Asian nation signified its intention to purchase 1,750 futuristic infantry combat vehicles equipped with state-of-the-art weapons.
The vehicles would provide “protected mobility” to soldiers in various terrain and when exposed to chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear threats.
The Indian Army also announced that it would acquire new unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs) for missions in high-altitude areas.
The UGVs would perform various missions, including surveillance, reconnaissance, delivering critical supplies, and targeting enemy positions.