Ashok Leyland Defence Systems (ALDS) has entered a strategic alliance with Lockheed Martin for Light Specialist Vehicle (LSV) and Light Armored Multipurpose (LAM) vehicle programs of the Indian Army. LM High Mobility Vehicle or Common Vehicle Next Generation (CVNG) will be the base platform for the development effort. ALDS will be the prime contractor and manufacturing hub for global requirements of these vehicles and variants.