Indian Army Tata Kestrel 8x8 Wheeled Armoured Personnel Carrier

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200 UNITS OF TATA WhAP FOR #INDIAN #ARMY | ARMORED INFANTRY VEHICLE | WHEELED AMPHIBIOUS PLATFORM


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DRDO TATA Kestrel 8x8 Wheeled Armored Amphibious Platform (WhAP / WAP)
 

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India expressed concerns about US offered Stryker’s current engine, deemed inadequate for operating in high-altitude regions
India has been offered the Stryker armoured fighting vehicle (AFV) by the United States in an effort to strengthen its deterrent against China. During the early talks about co-development, India raised worries about Stryker's current engine, which it saw as not being suitable for use in high-altitude areas.

According to sources, the 350 horsepower Caterpillar C7 engine powering the current Stryker may not be as effective at high-altitude regions where thin air can cause engines to lose 30–40% of their power. The engine would be put under additional strain because the air defence system variant that India was offered would require the APC to carry a heavy load.

In response to these worries, the United States has extended an offer to India for an updated Stryker vehicle that is fitted with the Advanced Combat Engine (ACE) manufactured by Cummins. With 750 horsepower and cutting-edge opposed-piston technology, this engine outperforms the current one in terms of power density and heat rejection.

The United States has recently granted India authorization to receive a 1000hp variant of the ACE for its Light Tank programme, thereby showcasing its commitment to fulfilling India's unique needs. The US offer isn't the only one competing for the Indian Army's armoured vehicle contract. Tata and Mahindra's Wheeled Armoured Platform (WHAP), which was built by DRDO, is also out there.

Ultimately, the Stryker's improved engine offer and the WHAP's strong local competition demonstrate the US and India's developing strategic partnership and their mutual goal in preserving regional security.
 

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Vande Mataram: आखिर क्या है Infantry Protected Mobility Vehicle? | India-China Border | Aaj Tak
 

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Indian Defence Updates : AMCA 1st Flight,Kaveri 2 Engine Test,700 WhAP Order,Army Inducts Sherp ATV
 

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Call me pessimistic,but when it comes to orders, Whap will go the atags way...
 

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So there are indications of induction of a few quantities of "Stryker" ICV in the Indian Army just like the Hermes-900 drone
 

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Arjun, Whap, Atags, ....the list goes on..
 

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Meet All New Mahindra 8X8 WhAp
What’s the point our untied nation army will only order them in token numbers 😎 . Trails Trails Trails . Why the hell they don’t induct it , Better use it on field then get realtime data on short comings and improve
 

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US and India to jointly develop Stryker M-SHORDS short range air defense system armored vehicle.
 

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Indian Defence Updates : 10,000 Km K8 SLBM,300 Stryker Order,New Bomber Drone,XLUUV Fast Tracked
 

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DRDO Tata Whap : The Infantry Protected Mobility Vehicles (IPMVs) inducted into Indian Army
 

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