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Army's new howitzer damaged while firing Indian ammunition

The Army's new long-range ultra-light (ULH) howitzer M-777 was damaged during a field trial in Pokhran firing range and a probe has been ordered into the incident, Army sources said in New Delhi.......

3 decades after Bofors scandal, India gets its first howitzer guns

After a 30-year wait for new artillery guns since the Bofors scandal, the Indian Army on Thursday received the first two ultra light howitzers from the United States as part of an order for 145......

India inks Rs 5,000 crore howitzer deal with US

Breaking the Bofors jinx, India and the United States on Wednesday inked a nearly Rs 5,000 crore deal for 145 M777 ultra-light howitzers, which will be mostly deployed near the borders with China.......

Better late than never: The M-777A2 howitzer is coming to India

Flexible, maneuverable, mobile and swift, the M-777A2 Ultra-Light Howitzers are just what India needed to replace its ageing battle-tested Bofors guns, says Debalina Ghoshal. In mid-November 2016,......

BAE Systems, Mahindra join hands for howitzer facility

BAE Systems on Wednesday announced selection of Mahindra as its India partner for the nearly $700 million (Rs 480 crore deal for the supply of 145 M777 howitzers, which are ultralight weight......

The united colours of Make In India

From home-made Dhanush howitzers to mine-protected vehicle to rock bands to folk dances to foreigners posing with Indian artistes to gigantic dumping trucks to families having a gala time.......

'Big fish have fled India; they are 10 times smarter than the government'

While some criticise the government, others, despite the inconvenience, hail demonetisation as's Prasanna D Zore reports. WAR ON BIG NOTES IMAGE: A queue up outside an......

Defence budget hiked by nearly 10%

The capital outlay for the three services, for modernisation, stood at Rs 78,586.68 crore The defence budget was on Monday increased by 9.76 per cent to Rs 2.58 lakh crore for the next fiscal as......

Budget cuts: Defence, nuclear power, roads and welfare

Finance Minister P Chidambaram is putting defence, atomic energy and road projects under the knife in a final attempt to hit a tough fiscal deficit target by March, risking short-term economic......
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US approves USD 1 billion arms deal for Saudi Arabia

[USA], Mar 23 (ANI): The US State Department on Thursday approved a nearly USD one billion deal in new arms sales for Saudi Arabia and notified the... ...

Chennai: Hand howitzer field guns, used in World War II, fascinate students of Guru Nanak College ...
Justice Khanwilkar recuses from hearing Bofors case in SC

New Delhi: Justice A M Khanwilkar of the Supreme Court today recused himself from hearing the politically sensitive Rs 64 crore Bofors payoff case.... ...
Does Modi rule out war?

'The only credible explanation for the niggardly approach to defence expenditure must be that the government does not expect a war.''But wars can... ...
DNA SPECIAL | India's only ordnance factory is crumbling

The only ordnance factory in the country which produces explosive propellants for weapon systems (including Bofors, Howitzer and T-90 tanks),... ...

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