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  1. X_Killer

    X_Killer Captain FULL MEMBER

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    Previous was powered by Ashok Leyland BSIII turbocharged diesel engine which develops 345 hp. But New variant has Cummins ISM 420-30 diesel engine, which develops 410 hp. Engine options up to 500 hp are available.

    More features are also added like central tyre inflation system, previous version was equipped with manual inflation system.
     
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    Abingdonboy Major IDF NewBie

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    Yup, like I said EVERYTHING behind the driver's cabin is identical, it is ONLY the driver's cabin that is different and it is based on AL's "CAPTAIN" family:


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    A far simpler theory than the Iveco one I imagined earlier - maybe Leyland just thought having a common cabin design between civilian & military trucks will save production costs?
     
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    In the video posted above it mentions the "old" AL FAT (one on order for IA) has a CTIFS.


    I wonder why AL are offering a more powerful FAT when their "old" FAT (one on order) can tow the heaviest gun the IA will operate (ATAGS)?
     
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    Abingdonboy Major IDF NewBie

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    @X_Killer 's theory about the different engine specs makes sense too but I still can't say for sure.
     
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    can't say anything about video, I'm unable access it as of now.
    Gap between 2 consecutive engine services (for AL Diesel Engine) was quite shorter than Cummins 420-30 Diesel engine and they are more robust than AL's engines.

    Power was not an issue for older variant.
     
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    Indian & US Special Forces Exercise at Joint Base Lewis Mc-Chord - Unseen Records

     
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    Could it be that the present (on order) has a better protection for the crew - or this can be easier to be armoured up
     
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    Abingdonboy Major IDF NewBie

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    This video is from 2011, "Ex Vajra Prahar".
     
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    Was wonder abt the patka helmet they were wearing. Still it is unique to the IA and ... I saying it ... "I like it" ( and yes, still glad they are changing over to the new helmets)
     
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    The film is a recreation of the capture of Chorbat La, during the Kargil War as narrated by the participants
     
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    Transportation of T-90s and T-72s
     
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    Discussion on Indian Attack Heicopters for Indian Army - LS TV

     

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