DRB-Hicom » LPTA 715 / 1623
"Tata Motors and DRB-HICOM Defence Technologies Sdn Bhd (Deftech), a wholly-owned subsidiary of DRB-HICOM Berhad, Malaysia, have signed a cooperation agreement to enable both Deftech and Tata Motors to develop, promote and market Tata Motors high mobility 4x4 trucks with payloads ranging from 2.5 tonnes to 5.0 tonnes for the armed forces of Malaysia," a Tata release said here. In the initial stage, DEFTECH will be working on two of Tata Motors proven models - LPTA 715 and LPTA 1623. These vehicles are suitable in various configurations including troop carriers, command post, ambulance, reconnaissance missions, as an armoured carrier communication shelter and others. Hicom (this brand is used for promote Deftech) trucks differ from the TATA only by own logo on the front mask.