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Under European pressure, France sells artillery guns to the Czech Republic

A Caesar self-propelled gun is seen during a firing exercise involving mobile 155mm artillery systems at a training ground in Canjuers in southern France December 15, 2010. REUTERS/Charles Platiau Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PARIS, Sept 29 (Reuters) – France is set to sell 52 Caesar artillery guns to the Czech […]

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Artillery modernization will be delayed; ATAGS and Dhanush natives not yet ready for Indian Army

Lt Gen TK Chawla, Director General of Artillery, highlighted the importance of indigenous manufacturing in the defense sector The Indian Army’s modernization plan to procure 3,000–3,600 indigenous howitzers by 2025-27 has run into problems. The Indian Army planned to acquire Advanced Towed Artillery Gun System (ATAGS) and Dhanush, known as ‘Desi Bofors’, under the Field […]

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Army working with OFB, DRDO on indigenous artillery gun programs, says Lt Gen Chawla

Getting started to solve problems with Dhanush natives, towed artillery guns, says director general of artillery Getting started to solve problems with Dhanush natives, towed artillery guns, says director general of artillery Improved roads in border areas and the introduction of Chinook heavy-lift helicopters will allow the army to quickly deploy artillery guns to forward […]

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Need for tough, reliable gun, army says as artillery modernization plan faces hiccups

New Delhi: Twenty-two years after the Army finalized the Field Artillery Rationalization Program (FARP), under which a mix of approximately 3,000 to 3,600 howitzers were to be procured by 2025-27, the modernization plan faces misfires as two major indigenous programs failed to fully fire. At a press conference Monday on the eve of Gunners’ Day, […]

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Army extended range cannon artillery is not called “Iron Thunder”

The Army’s next-generation artillery system can pin targets at twice the range of the service’s existing howitzers, but apparently it will remain nameless for now despite recent social media posts from its newest unit of operational test. According to the photos recently put online by the 4th Battalion, 27th Field Artillery Regiment, the army had […]

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NYNG Artillery Battery Recognized by Field Artillery School | Item

Brig. Gen. Andrew D. Preston left, the Field Artillery School Commandant and Army Artillery Chief, joins Capt. Daniel Rogers, the Alpha Battery Commander, 1st Battalion, 258th field artillery by affixing an award streamer to the company’s front sight during a ceremony honoring the unit held in New Windsor, New York on September 11, 2001. The […]