Monday, 28 November, 2022
TopicK9 Vajra

Topic: K9 Vajra

China threat in mind, Army to order another 100 K9 Vajra howitzers from L&T, more to follow

Plan is to eventually have 300 of these guns. Efforts are also on to fast-track remaining trials of indigenous Advanced Towed Artillery Gun System.

Trials in Ladakh a success, Army looks at ordering 40 more K9 Vajra howitzers for mountains

Private defence firm Larsen and Toubro (L&T) had in February successfully completed the order for 100 Vajras, which were placed by the Army in 2017.

Indian Army gets some indigenous firepower as it inducts ‘Desi Bofors’ Dhanush today

The Gun Carriage Factory in Jabalpur handed over 5 of the 114 guns that the Army has ordered.

Indian Army to get ‘Made in India’ artillery boost with 3 indigenous guns

Indian Army will be powered by 114 Dhanush guns — recently cleared for production — 100 K9 Vajras and 150 ATAGs or Advanced Towed Artillery Gun System.

Induction of K9 Vajra (Thunder) for Indian Army pulls India out of the past

The Rs 4,366 crore contract for the K9 Vajra is meant to arm 18 regiments of the Indian Army, and replace the 50-year-old 105-mm Abbott.

Artillery weapons including K9 Vajra & M777 howitzers to be inducted into India’s defence

K9 Vajra is the first ever artillery gun manufactured by the Indian private sector.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...

Defence

The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.