Rolling Out Big Guns: Two Big Shows For ‘Make In India’

With elections fast approaching and questions being raised on the success of the ‘Make in India’ initiative, at least two major induction ceremonies are planned over the next month to roll in the big guns for the Army.

One function is planned in Gujarat, where the K 9 ‘Vajra’ self-propelled artillery guns are being made while talks are on for a possible joint firing exercise with the M 777 ultra-light howitz ers at a range in Maharashtra, sources familiar with developments told ET.

The ‘Vajra’, a 155 mm howitzer ordered by the Indian Army in April 2017 after a global competition that was won by Larsen and Toubro, is likely to be handed over at a formal ceremony at the new Hazira facility over the next few weeks.

The guns are being made in India with a partnership with Hanwha Techwin of South Korea with an initial order of 100 that is valued at Rs 4500 cr.  Read More

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