DAC approves procurement of 155 mm Advanced Towed Artillery Gun Systems
Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) has approved procurement of 150 indigenously designed and developed 155 mm Advanced Towed Artillery Gun Systems for Indian Army at approximate cost of Rs 3,364.78 crores. This procurement will further quest for modernisation of Armed forces.
155 mm Advanced Towed Artillery Gun Systems
These guns have been indigenously designed & developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). They will be manufactured by production agencies as nominated by DRDO. They are likely to mainstay of Artillery in near future.
Procurement of indigenous artillery gun systems will provide major fillip to ‘Make in India’ programme of Government. It will also help to create self-reliance in country’s defence manufacturing sector. It also has potential of making defence industry as a major engine of India’s economic growth.
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