The barrel of the first artillery gun imported by India in 30 years, the BAE Systems’ M777 Howitzer, was badly damaged recently during trials at the Army’s Pokhran Field Firing Ranges when a shell manufactured by an Indian ordnance factory exploded inside it. Fortunately, no Army personnel were injured in the accident. The gun being tested is par
Pune: The country's first fully integrated Advanced Towed Artillery Gun System (ATAGS), being developed by the Defence Research and Developed Organisation (DRDO), has successfully completed user assisted technical trials for desert terrain at the Pokhran firing range in Rajasthan.
P K Mehta, DRDO's director general for armament and combat
Two Ultra Light Howitzers had arrived in India in May this year and were thereafter sent to Pokhran for preparing the firing tables
by Shaurya Karanbir Gurung
NEW DELHI: Following a "mishap" earlier this month that damaged one of the two US-manufactured M777 Ultra Light Howitzer artillery guns, a joint investigation team (JIT) comprising Indian Army
M-777 howitzer being tested at Pokhran range had an accident on September 2: Army sources
New Delhi: The first artillery gun imported by India in over three decades has been badly damaged after a shell manufactured by the Defence Ministry's Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) exploded.
Alarmingly, this is the third time in four months that a prototype
Jaisalmer: Artillery of Indian Army will soon get indigenous gun to deal with new challenges that it faces time and again from countries like China and Pakistan. India's first high capacity, indigenous, long range 155-mm gun and Dhanush's supplement gun ATAGS (Advanced Towed Artillery Gun System). Trials for it have started at Pokhran field firing
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