Final trials of indigenous 155mm howitzers next month

Indigenous 155 mm artillery guns, made on the lines of Swedish Bofors howitzers procured by the Army in the 1980s, will go for last round of trials at Pokhran firing ranges along the Indo-Pak border in Rajasthan next month.

Def Min probing irregularity charges in howitzer purchase:Govt

Complaints of alleged irregularities have been received in connection with Army`s plan to procure ultra light howitzers worth over Rs 3,000 crore and a committee has been formed to probe these charges.

Army to procure artillery howitzers, 3 Indian vendors selected

Army is planning to procure 100 self-propelled artillery howitzers and three Indian vendors, including two private companies, have been selected for trial of their equipment, Defence Minister AK Antony told the LS on Monday.

DRDO in dialogue with major firms to develop howitzers

After the Bofors gun controversy in 1986, no new gun has been procured by the Army for its artillery units.

144 indigenous howitzers approved for Army: Antony

Defence Ministry has cleared a proposal to induct 144 indigenously-developed 155mm howitzers into the Army.

Howitzers will soon be ready for trials: Govt

Two types of indigenously manufactured Howitzers for the Indian Army will be ready for trials by December this year and by June 2013, Government told the Rajya Sabha Wednesday.

Army`s Howitzers plans hits another hurdle

Army`s plans to acquire ULH has again
hit a hurdle with Defence Ministry seeking a legal opinion before going ahead with the deal.

Indian Army goes shopping for howitzers

After four failed attempts in the last 25 years, the Army has issued a fresh global tender for acquiring over 400 towed artillery howitzers, the first after the controversial Bofors deal.

India offers $647 mn for 145 US-built Howitzers

The Pentagon has notified the US Congress of a possible sale of 145 state-of-the-art light-weight towed Howitzers to India. The deal is worth USD 647 million.

India offered $647-mn deal for 145 US-built Howitzers

The Pentagon has notified the US Congress of a possible sale of 145 state-of-the-art M777 155mm light-weight towed Howitzers to India worth $647 million.