Tag: Artillery Gun

Indian Artillery facing a shortage of guns amidst LAC standoff

The Army is likely to face a key capability gap when it comes to artillery modernisation, with best case scenario calculations showing that a sizeable number of much needed modern howitzers will...

US’s new artillery gun hits targets 70 kilometers away

An extremely long-range self-propelled cannon developed by the US army broke the world record for the longest guided cannon shot in history by successfully hitting a target approximately 70 km (43 miles)...

Why Indian Army choose South Korean K-9 Vajra artillery guns

The U.S. military has placed decreasing importance on artillery until recently, as armored howitzer systems are heavy and difficult to deploy and resupply across the globe into an active theater. But for countries...

India relaxes embargo on the import of 155 mm long-range guns, Israeli ATHOS likely winner

On August 9, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) cited the Prime Minister’s Atmanirbhar Bharat (self-reliant India) initiative to ban the import of artillery guns from December 2020. Twelve days later, the MoD...

Inside India’s formidable Artillery upgrade program

New Delhi: The Indian Army’s artillery modernisation plan — first drafted over two decades ago — is back in the spotlight following a report that the indigenously developed Advanced Towed Artillery Gun System...

Indigenous Sharang Gun test-fired successfully

Long Proof Range (LPR) Khamaria successfully conducted a study of pressure waves from indigenously designed Sharang 155mm/45calibre Artillery Gun System. The exercise was rare of its kind conducted under the ‘Make in...

Bharat Forge Artillery Guns Enter Final Trials Before Order

One of four artillery guns developed by Bharat Forge  is learnt to have reached the final stage of testing with the Indian Army. During a recent analyst call after the announcement of the Pune-based...
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Exclusive: Why desi Uttam AESA radar is a game-changer?

In surprisingly welcome news coming from the state-owned Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), the desi Tejas fighters will be getting a new ‘Made in India’...

How India counters Chinese dominance in the Indian Ocean

New Delhi, Feb 23: India has swiftly taken a giant step in countering Chinese influence in the Indian Ocean, with External Affairs Minister Jaishankar signing...

HAL’s Indian Multirole Helicopter moves ahead

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has publicly unveiled its conceptualised and benchmarked twin-engine, 13-tonne, multi-role, multi-mission, medium-lift helicopter, riding on its achievements in the design,...
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