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Advanced Towed Artillery Gun System

The user trials of indigenously built Advanced Towed Artillery Gun system (ATAGS) is to be resumed by December 2020. The trials of ATAGS were paused in September 2020 as the gun suffered a barrel burst. After the barrel burst, a committee was set up with Indian Army representatives, DRDO scientists and Ordnance Factory Board officials ..

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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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