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Sharang Artillery Gun inducted into Indian Army

The Sharang Artillery gun would be inducted into the Indian Army on February 7, 2020, as per the recent announcement of the Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane. The 155 mm-Sharang is an upgraded version of the existing 130 mm M-46 field guns. He also announced that Sig Sauer assault rifles and Spike anti-tank missiles ..

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Upgraded Sharang Artillery Gun Successfully Test-Fired

Indian Army’s firepower to get a big boost as per the recent announcement from the Programme Coordinator of Sharang, Brigadier Jayant Kar, the first batch of 18 indigenously upgraded ‘Sharang’ artillery guns are to be inducted into the Army by March 31, 2020. The announcement was made following the successful test of the upgraded 155 ..

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What is Advanced Towed Artillery Gun System (ATAGS)?

Indian Army is set to induct The World’s longest range 155mm ‘Advanced Towed Artillery Gun System’ (ATAGS) with automated ammunition handling facility indigenously developed by the Defence and Research development organization (DRDO). In August 2018, procurement of 150 ATAGS with an estimated cost of around Rs. 3,364.78 crores was approved by the Defence Acquisition Council. ..

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ATAGS: Indigenous artillery gun sets new record in range

The advanced towed artillery gun system (ATAGS) has set a world record in terms of range by hitting targets at distance of 48 km during trial firings at Pokhran, Rajasthan. The record of longest ever distance of 48.074 km was achieved by ATAGS with special ammunition high explosive – base bleed” (HE – BB) developed ..

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Indian Army conducts test of indigenous heavy artillery gun Dhanush

The Indian Army has successfully conducted ‘user-validation’ trials of indigenous Advanced Towed Artillery Gun System (ATAGS) Dhanush in the Himalayas. It clears the way for the induction in the Army. Earlier, proof firing tests of Dhanush’s armament systems were carried out during technical trials in June and September 2016 and some initial integrated firing tests ..

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