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Old 14th April 2014, 01:26   #76
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Found lots of these in Kashmir. What is this?
I reckon it is the Mahindra MPVI. it looks slightly different though.
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Found lots of these in Kashmir. What is this?
This is a Mahindra-DLSI MPV (Mine Protected Vehicle)

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I reckon it is the Mahindra MPVI. it looks slightly different though.
Avi, the one showcased during the launch function was a 6x6, while this one is a 4x4. The placement of headlamps are also different here. Otherwise, the body hull, bonnet, etc look the same

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Hard working Ashok Leyland Stallions, built by Vehicle Factory, Jabalpur brave cold climate and thick snow of Gulmarg
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Found lots of these in Kashmir. What is this?
These are Casspir MPV or mine protected vehicle of South African origin.
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I happened to see an Air Force Employee driving this bike.
In all probability, this belongs to the Air Force.

What got me confused is the number plate:
1. Black Plate with White numbers
2. Number convention: Number starting with <Upper Arrow>
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Can the experts please explain this convention

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I happened to see an Air Force Employee driving this bike.
In all probability, this belongs to the Air Force.

What got me confused is the number plate:
1. Black Plate with White numbers
2. Number convention: Number starting with <Upper Arrow>
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Can the experts please explain this convention

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Yes. This is the typical numbering system of our Armed Forces.

Had read this some long time ago. I may be wrong, but here goes :

> The UP Arrow shows that it a vehicle active commissioned in the Armed Forces.

> The next digit(s) signify the Year of induction / commission ( in this case 03 is for 2003 )

> The next digits / alphabet stands for the month of induction ( in this case January )

> The subsequent digits are the actual number for record.

Hope I am right. Pls correct me if wrong.

All Armed Forces vehicles from a simple bike to the MBT transport trailer / trucks / buses / jeeps etc have this type of numbering.

Rgds.
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Yes. This is the typical numbering system of our Armed Forces.

Had read this some long time ago. I may be wrong, but here goes :

> The UP Arrow shows that it a vehicle active commissioned in the Armed Forces.

> The next digit(s) signify the Year of induction / commission ( in this case 03 is for 2003 )

> The next digits / alphabet stands for the month of induction ( in this case January )

> The subsequent digits are the actual number for record.

Hope I am right. Pls correct me if wrong.

All Armed Forces vehicles from a simple bike to the MBT transport trailer / trucks / buses / jeeps etc have this type of numbering.

Rgds.
You are correct except that the letter after the year of acquisition denotes the class of the vehicle and not the month. Further the convention of white board has not been adopted by the defense as most of the numbers generally get painted onto the Bumpers with a black base.
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You are correct except that the letter after the year of acquisition denotes the class of the vehicle and not the month. Further the convention of white board has not been adopted by the defense as most of the numbers generally get painted onto the Bumpers with a black base.
Thank for the clarification.

Can you pls elaborate on the class differentiation?

I ask because I have seen trucks & buses also with the alphabet A after the arrow.

So considering 2 wheeler to be classed as A, then how can a Leyland Stallion / Tata truck also carry A?
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As confirmed via Wikipedia :

Military vehicles have a unique numbering system unlike any other licence numbers. The numbers are registered by the Ministry of Defence in New Delhi. The first (or the third) character is an upward-pointing arrow.

This is known as a Broad Arrow, whose origins lie in the UK Office of Ordnance and is still used in many parts of the British Commonwealth on assorted army items, not just vehicles.

The next two digits (or the two succeeding the arrow) signify the year in which the Military procured the vehicle.

The next is the base code, followed by the serial number.

The letter ending after the serial number indicates the class of the vehicle (e.g. &uarr;10A266162W).
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Came across this pic online.

I guess it's on occasion of Air Force day.

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Can you pls elaborate on the class differentiation?
Class differentiation is of two types AFAIK. One, for the type of vehicle and two, for the condition of the vehicle.

The CL-I, CL-II indicate the age and the condition while the single alphabet in the identification number indicates the type.
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A couple of BMP-2 tanks on their way to be shipped abroad for UN Peacekeeping assignment.

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Bengaluru gets country’s first heritage military transport park
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BENGALURU: The country’s first Heritage Military Transport Park was inaugurated at the Army Service Corps (ASC) Centre and College here on Monday.
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