Indian Army to Deploy Snowmobile Units

Indian Army to Deploy Snowmobile Units in Contentious Jammu & Kashmir Region

The Indian Army's Northern Command is looking to procuring latest snowmobile units to ensure better mobility for intensified patrolling in the Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir.

The Indian Army’s Northern Command is looking to procuring latest snowmobile units to ensure better mobility for intensified patrolling in the Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir.

Bids for providing snowmobile units are invited from Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) of Defence Procurement Manual 2009 or Permanent Registered Authorized Distributors of OEM, a senior officer of Engineers’ Branch at Northern Command Headquarter, said.

Army said that snowmobile units should have operational characteristics including snow & high altitude terrain operations, with operationalibility of minimum 4500 metres altitude in operating temperature of Plus 10 degree Celsius to Minus 40 degree Celsius.

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