Meet Mahindra Armado, the armoured beast designed and built specially for the IAF

Mahindra Defence Systems (MDS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Mahindra & Mahindra, has started deliveries of the Armado to the Indian armed forces. The Armado is an Armoured Light Specialist Vehicle (ALSV), designed and developed by Mahindra.

Mahindra Group Chairman, Anand Mahindra took to twitter to announce the same.

In a follow-up tweet, he thanked the people associated with the project. He gave a shout-out to Mahindra Defence Chairman SP Shukla, as well as Sukhvindar Hayer and his team.

“My gratitude to Sukhvinder Hayer & his entire team who made this project a reality through their patience, persistence & passion,” he tweeted.

What makes the Armado so special?

The Armado comes with extra load bearing capacity and is suited for counter-terrorist operations, patrolling in tense areas, and operations by Special Forces and quick reaction teams. It can also be used on desert terrain and for border security. The Armado is designed for a variety of roles, including reconnaissance, surveillance, and light combat. Take a look!

Watch the Armado in action.

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