Artillery vehicle

Kalyani Group’s 8X8 HMV artillery gun mounting system unveiled by the Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO). – Punekar News

Gandhinagar, 21st October 2022: Kalyani Group’s MGS 8X8 HMV was unveiled today by Dr. Samir V Kamat, R&D Secretary and Chairman of Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) at the Expo of the defense 2022.

The MGS 8×8 is a 155 mm / 52 cal mounted artillery gun system, the only artillery gun in the world capable of firing from Zone 1 to Zone 7. With a diverse operating temperature range and an ability to shoot in extremely diverse weather conditions from – 4 to 45 degrees.

The gun is equipped with rapid fire and scoot capability with a high degree of accuracy and consistency. The 8×8 has a high chamber volume of 25 liters, with a future top-firing layout.

Main modern features of the MGS 8X8

Automatic loading and positioning system

Automatic ammo handling system

Automatic laying

Safety interlocks and redundancy systems

All electric drives ensuring maintainability and minimum breakdowns

muzzle velocity radar

About Kalyani Group

The Kalyani Group, established in the mid-1960s, is an Indian multinational high-tech, engineering and amp; manufacturing capability in critical sectors such as automotive, electric vehicles and lightweighting, industrial, renewable energy, urban infrastructure, specialty chemicals and engineering steel with end-to-end capability and a manufacturing footprint in India, Germany, Sweden, France and North America.

Guided by the visionary leadership of Mr. Baba N. Kalyani, Chairman of the Group, with a strong focus on market leadership through technology and its more than 10,000 global engineers, the Group is today a market leader in all of its respective business segments.