Tata Motors has delivered 5 Mine Protected Vehicles (MPV) to the Jharkhand Police force. The vehicles were handed over to Mr. Gaurishankar Rath, Director General, Jharkhand Police, in the presence of Mr. Bibhudi Bushan Pradhan, Additional Director General, Jharkhand Police, Mr. Rajkumar K Mallick, Inspector General of Jharkhand Police (Modernization and Provision) and Mr. Dinesh Parikh – Managing Director JMA Stores and Mr. Sanjeev Shrivastava, Head Government Sales JMA Stores, at the Jharkhand Police Headquarters in Ranchi, by Mr. Sandeep Saigal – Head, Defence Sales, Tata Motors.
Mr. Vernon Noronha, VP–Defence & Government Business, Tata Motors, said “Tata Motors Defence Solutions covers the complete range of logistics and armoured vehicles that have been popular in supporting the police and paramilitary forces across the country. The Tata MPV will take protection of the Jharkhand Police to the next level, even against IED’s (Improvised Explosive Device) and anti-personnel mines”.
The Tata MPV is based on modular flexibility, and integrates V-shaped hull blast protection technology, ideally suited for security operations. The Tata MPV will protect its occupants from threats like ambushes and sudden violent attacks, powerful explosive mines and heavy gunfire. The vehicle has high levels of mobility with combat survivability.