Indian Army gets M777 howitzers 30 years after Bofors scandal


After a 30-year wait for new artillery guns since the Bofors scandal, the Indian Army today received the first two ultra light howitzers from the US as part of an order for 145 long-range guns which will be mostly deployed along the border with China.

The M-777 A-2 ultra-light howitzers (ULH), having a maximum range of 30 km and manufactured by the BAE Systems, were being taken to Pokhran firing range in Rajasthan for test firing. Read more

Credits:www.business-standard.com

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