Mobile Metallic Ramp (MMR) for the Indian Army

Question: The design of the Mobile Metallic Ramp (MMR) which has recently been handed over to the Indian Army is prepared by-
(a) HAL
(b) TATA Advanced Systems
(c) DRDO
(d) MAHINDRA
Answer: (c)
Related facts:

  • On 20th August, 2019; the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) handed over the design of the Mobile Metallic Ramp (MMR) to the Indian Army.
  • The DRDO handed over this design to the Deputy Army Chief Lt Gen Devraj Anbu of the Indian Army in a ceremony held at the DRDO building New Delhi.
  • The General lauded the efforts of DRDO for providing this useful item at the time when Indian army greatly in need of such things.

Details of Mobile Metallic Ramps:

  • The load carrying capacity of this Mobile Metallic Ramp (MMR) is 70 MT.
  • MMR has been designed and developed by DRDO’s premier research laboratory Centre for Fire, Explosive and Environment Safety (CFEES)
  • It is based on projected requirements by the Army to mobilize armored vehicles and reduce time.
  • It will provide strategic mobility for army vehicles & mechanized units and army formations of the Army.
  • It is portable, modular in design, which can be easily assembled or disassembled.

Links:
https://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ani/drdo-hands-over-design-of-mobile-metallic-ramp-to-army-119082001369_1.html
http://www.uniindia.com/drdo-handed-over-design-of-mobile-metallic-ramp-to-indian-army/india/news/1703904.html

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