Indian Army gets its First Artillery Gun in 30 Years

Posted on:18 May 2017 14:08:09
Indian Army gets its First Artillery Gun in 30 Years
18 May 2017 Current Affairs:

  • Indian Army will get its first artillery guns called M777 from British Aerospace Systems (BAE).

  • Swedish Bofors guns were inducted in late1980 after which Army has not inducted any modern artillery guns.

  • The two M777 howitzers guns will be used for compilation of firing tables.

  • The 155 mm/39-caliber howitzers have been bought to increase the army’s capabilities in high altitude.

  • Indian Army has a plan to use 3503 guns by 2020.


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