Indian Army issues tender for procurement of 250 All-Terrain Vehicles

The Indian Army has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for procurement of 250 All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) under emergency procurement through Fast Track Procedure under ‘Buy (Indian)’ category. The RFP stipulates 50-60% Indigenous content in the ATVs that can accommodate 4 personnel including a driver that has a powerpack no less than that 150bhp & can carry a payload of 600kg and weighs less than 2 tons. Besides, the ATVs are to be operated up to 17000 feet and should be Heli-portable by IAF’s Chinook/Mi-26 for underslung and should be Para droppable. The RFP mandates the demonstration of the equipment at Buyer Nominated Location in High Altitude Area. Interested vendors are informed to submit the bids by the November 21, 2022.