DefExpo 2018: Ashok Leyland from India unveils Guru 715 new 4x4 logistic truck

The Indian Company Ashok Leyland, flagship of the Hinduja Group and the largest suppliers of logistics vehicles to the Indian Army presents the Guru 715, a new generation of 4x4 military logistic truck at DefExpo 2018, the International Defense and Security Exhibition in Chennai, India.

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The new Ashok Leyland Guru 715 logistic truck at DefExpo 2018, International Defense and Security Exhibition in Chennai, India. April 12, 2018. (Picture source Army Recognition)

The Indian Company Ashok Leyland has been at the forefront in serving the nation by partnering with the Indian Army for its logistics needs. Following its philosophy of ‘Aapki Jeet, Hamari Jeet’, and a resolve to contribute to the nation’s security, Ashok Leyland has made significant investments in-house to develop the next generation of world-class mobility solutions and technologies for the country’s armed forces.

The Guru 715 logistic truck has been designed General to offer new logistic truck that can be usedby Paramilitary forces and International market, often operating in narrower, more unpredictable conditions, Guru brings value to a wide and growing range of logistics applications including troop and load carrier, medical ambulance and as a vital addition – Ultra-Light Recovery Vehicle.

The Guru 715 tactical truck was developed according to specifications given by the military for a replacement aging fleet of medium trucks. This new high mobility off-road truck has been designed at the borderline of light and medium truck classes and is designated to transport military equipment up to 2,500 kg, and also for towing of trailers on both paved and unpaved roads, as well as in difficult off-road conditions.

The Guru 715 is powered by a 6 cylinders BS III iL-Diesel 5.8 L engine coupled to a manual gearbow with 6 forward and 1 reverse speed. It can run at a maximum road speed of 100 km/h. It can climb a gradient of 30° and negotiates a side slope of 15°.


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