Lashkar Militants Getting Sniper Training From Pakistani Army

Lashkar Militants Getting Sniper Training From Pakistani Army
Lashkar Militants Getting Sniper Training From Pakistani Army

There has been a rise in the number of sniping incidents on the Line of Control (LoC) due to which over a dozen Indian soldiers have been killed this year. Sources say the Pakistan army is giving training to Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militants to target the Indian Army through sniping.

The Pakistani army is giving training with heavy sniper guns made

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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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Bharat Forge, TATA Power SED Speed Up DRDO’s Towed Gun Program

Bharat Forge, TATA Power SED Speed Up DRDO’s Towed Gun Program
Bharat Forge, TATA Power SED Speed Up DRDO’s Towed Gun Program

Futuristic System: The Advanced Towed Artillery Gun System, or ATAGS, during trials

Private Sector Takes DRDO Program On A High Trajectory

by Amrita Nair-Ghaswalla

Engaging the private sector has yielded rich dividends for State-owned Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), which is developing the high-capacity Advanced Towed Artillery

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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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By 2020, India Will Acquire These State-of-The-Art Military Weapons

By 2020, India Will Acquire These State-of-The-Art Military Weapons
By 2020, India Will Acquire These State-of-The-Art Military Weapons

Boeing AH-61 APACHE Attack Gunship

Not long ago when Manohar Parrikar was the Defence Minister of India, there was a report that the country wanted to spend approximately $223 billion over the next decade to upgrade its military aptitude, thus adding the required fire power to stay battle-ready.

This decision was taken by the government in view of

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Critical Hollowness

Critical Hollowness
Critical Hollowness

The Line of Control (LoC) with Pakistan is today more volatile than it has been in the past five years. The number of terrorist attacks in Kashmir has risen sharply this summer. The standoff with the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) at Doklam has stretched to two months. The rhetoric being spewed out by the Chinese government-controlled media is g

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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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