The country’s major defense product maker Bharat Forge announced on Tuesday that it has received an emergency order of Rs 177.95 crore from the Ministry of Defense, in which the Indian Army has to supply 200 Protected Ordered (Armored) Vehicles Kalyani M4. The quality of the offer M4 is that it can run on any type of rough terrain, as well as it will keep the troops safe from landmines and IED blast. At the same time, it will prove to be very effective in places like Ladakh.
Real Name Mbombe 4
The Kalyani M4 received a lot of accolades at the Auto Expo last year. This is a unique example of order and speed. At the same time, its maintenance is also very economical. All the tests of this vehicle have been successfully done. The vehicle is produced by Paramount Group, a South African company. Bharat Forge had tied up with Paramount Group for its construction at the International Defense Expo (IDEX 2021) in Abu Dhabi. This vehicle will be made in India only. Its real name is Mbombe 4, and in addition, Mbombe 6 and Mbombe 8 also come, two more powerful than this.
Also safe with 10 kg anti-tank mine exploratory
The quality of the Kalyani M4 is that it can weigh 2.3 tons or carry 8 people. The 16-ton Kalyani M4 can climb up to 43 degrees and can also drop down to 44 degrees, although the ratio for the world’s best proposer is 35 degrees and 28 degrees respectively. Its viewports are made of strong glass, which even the sniper bullet cannot pierce. At the same time, even bullets fired from B32 machine guns from 200 meters away can do nothing. Apart from this, it is also completely safe from 10 kg anti-tank mine type explosive.
Top speed 140 kmph
Its wheelbase is 3300 mm, while its top speed is up to 140 km per hour and its maximum range is 800 km. It gets a cross-drive-type automatic transmission with 6-speed CVT. It features parks, rear, neutral, drive and low like ordinary cars. It gets pneumatic disc brakes with standard ABS. It has 20-inch tires of Mishilin, whose quality is that they are not punctured. It has a center tire inflation system. Apart from this, features such as Public Address System, Fire Suppression System, Vehicle Location and Tracking System, Driver Assist Camera System are provided.
6-cylinder diesel engine
The offering Kalyani M4 is powered by a 6-cylinder diesel engine, which gives a tremendous power of 465 hp and super torque of 1627 Nm. It is rated STANAG-4569 Level 3 for the intake compartment. This means that it can also withstand an explosion of up to 8 kg. While the whole body has got STANAG-4569 Level 4a and 4b rating. That is, if you put a TNT blast of up to 50 kg on both sides, then it will not deteriorate.