Artillery guns

Terrorists killed, launch pads decimated: How Indian Army taught Pakistan a lesson

The attack launched by the Army using 155mm artillery guns killed at least 10 Pakistani soldiers and over 20 terrorists.

Oct 21, 2019, 21:05 PM IST

Four terror launch pads in PoK destroyed, over 20 terrorists killed by Indian Army

Several terror launch pads in Pakistan-Occupied-Kashmir (PoK) were targeted by the Indian Army artillery guns after credible inputs about the presence of a significant number of terrorists operating there was received by the intelligence agencies.

Oct 20, 2019, 16:11 PM IST

Faulty ammunition reason behind howitzer M-777 explosion during trial in Pokhran: Sources

Barrel of long-range ultra-light (ULH) howitzer M-777 had exploded during a field trial in Pokhran.

Sep 24, 2017, 18:01 PM IST

Army used artillery guns to 'destroy' Pak posts across LoC

This is the first time the government sources have confirmed that artillary fire was indeed used by the Army to launch a massive assault against Pakistan.

Nov 04, 2016, 22:07 PM IST

BAE Systems selects Mahindra as India partner for gun deal

BAE Systems on Wednesday announced selection of Mahindra as its India partner for the nearly USD 700 million deal for the supply of 145 M777 howitzers, which are ultralight weight artillery guns having a strike range of 25 kms.

Feb 17, 2016, 13:46 PM IST

Cost issues holding up artillery guns procurement from US: Govt

The procurement of artillery guns through the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) route from the US government has not progressed due to the cost issues, Rajya Sabha was told on Tuesday.

Feb 24, 2015, 16:33 PM IST

Breaking Bofors jinx? Manohar Parrikar clears acquisition of 814 artillery guns for Rs 15,750 cr

In a fresh bid to break the Bofors jinx, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday cleared proposal to acquire 814 artillery guns for Rs 15,750 crore while deferring decision on joint bid by Tata Sons and Airbus to replace IAF's Avro transport fleet and also procurement of 106 Swiss Pilatus basic trainer aircraft.

Nov 22, 2014, 16:18 PM IST

Howitzer upgrade: Def Min allows pvt sector to participate

The Defence Ministry has allowed private sector companies to take part in a tender to upgrade 300 M-46 artillery guns of the Army.

Apr 14, 2013, 19:18 PM IST