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Made in India Tank Engines V-46-6 And V92S2 Are Handed Over To Indian Army

Made in India Tank Engines V-46-6 And V92S2 Are Handed Over To Indian Army 30 July, 2018

Two types of indigenously built high-power multi-fuel engines V-46-6 and V92S2 were handed over to Indian Army for first time under Make in India.

These engines are based on Russian design. V92S2, is high power diesel engine with 1000 HP capacity and it is fitted in T-90 Battle Tank (Bhisma Tank). V46-6 is also high-power diesel engines with 780 HP and it is fitted in T-72 Main Battle Tank (Ajeya Tank). Both are manufactured by Engine Factory Avadi (EFA), a unit of Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) with 100% Made in India parts.

 The indigenisation of two of three types of tanks used by Indian Army has made it battle-ready.

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