Tata from India delivers 92 LPTA 244 trucks to Moroccan army
Jan 05, 2023
By: Army Recognition
The Tata LPTA is a military truck family available in 4×4, 6×6, 8×8, 10×10 and 12×12 configurations. With extreme off-road capabilities, they are proposed as replacements for Czech-designed Tatra trucks currently used by Indian armed forces.
The vehicles have cab over engine modular design. The cab can hold two crew and four passengers. There are 2 roof hatches for firing, observation and emergency exit. The trucks are equipped with a hydraulic crane for loading/unloading equipments. They also come with Central tire inflation system which inflates/deflates tyres according to terrain requirements. For driver's comfort, cab is equipped with HVAC. There is a self recovery winch in the front as well.
The 6×6 and 8×8 variants are powered by a Cummins ISLe engine developing 375 horsepower while the 12×12 variant comes with a Cummins ISXe engine with a maximum of 525 horsepower. 4×4, 6×6, 8×8 variants are mated to a 10 speed (9F+1R) manual transmission while the 12×12 variant comes with an automatic transmission.
The vehicle’s expected primary task within the Royal Moroccan Army is transportation of ammunition pallets, vehicle spare parts, and other operational equipment.