Did India Ignore US-Made M777's History of Failures?

Did India Ignore US-Made M777's History of Failures?
Did India Ignore US-Made M777's History of Failures?

An American soldiers fires a M777 Ultra-light Howitzer

Indian government awarded BAE systems a contract for 145 M777 howitzers last year despite a leaked Indian Army document claiming the artillery guns had failed to meet certain critical performance requirements during field evaluation trials

NEW DELHI — One of India's newly purchased M777 howitzer

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Now Muzzle Hit Occurs In M-777 Howitzers During Trials In Pokhran

Now Muzzle Hit Occurs In M-777 Howitzers During Trials In Pokhran
Now Muzzle Hit Occurs In M-777 Howitzers During Trials In Pokhran
BAE's M777 Ultra-Light Howitzers are currently undergoing user acceptance test at Pokhran

by Shishir Arya

Nagpur: A muzzle hit occurred in the M-777 ultralight howitzers procured from the US, during trials in the Pokhran desert last week. The first batch of the guns, made by BAE Systems, was delivered in May this year as a part of the deal to buy

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Snag Dogging Indian Howitzer Seen In Original Bofors Too

Snag Dogging Indian Howitzer Seen In Original Bofors Too
Snag Dogging Indian Howitzer Seen In Original Bofors Too


by Shishir Arya

NAGPUR: Preliminary findings of the probe into the muzzle hit, a malfunction which has been dogging the Dhanush, Indian version of Bofors howitzers, say the incident was due to defect in the shell. During both test fires in May and July, a shell hit the gun's muzzle. There is a muzzle brake at the tip of the barrel, and the shell

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