Necessary Changes Made To Main Battle Tank Arjun Mark II: DRDO

Necessary Changes Made To Main Battle Tank Arjun Mark II: DRDO
Necessary Changes Made To Main Battle Tank Arjun Mark II: DRDO

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) Chairman S Christopher today said necessary modifications have been made to the advanced version of the indigenous Arjun Mark II main battle tank as recommended by the Army.

The DRDO chairman expressed confidence that the tank will be accepted by the Army.

The Army had asked for 93

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Artillery Shells Broke Up Within Barrels During Recent Misfires

Artillery Shells Broke Up Within Barrels During Recent Misfires
Artillery Shells Broke Up Within Barrels During Recent Misfires

Advanced Towed Artillery Gun (ATAG) achieved world record range using the same shells

by Shishir Arya

Nagpur: Misfires have been reported over the last five months in two artillery guns, US' M777 howitzers recently delivered to India, and the home made Dhanush, modelled on the Swedish Bofors. In all these incidents between May and September, the

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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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