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How artillery helped India win the Kargil war
Accurate and sustained firepower against Pakistan during the Kargil War helped Indian soldiers to reduce the enemy to rubble, notes SD Goswami, defence spokesperson, ministry of defence. The role......
Howitzer guns will soon be ready for army trials
Two types of indigenously-manufactured Howitzer gunsfor the Indian Army will be ready for trials by December this year and by June 2013, the government told the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday. In a......
Stage set for Indian Army's artillery gun trials
With artillery having killed more soldiers during the last century than any other battlefield weapon, the decade-plus delay in equipping the Indian Army with modern artillery guns is widely......
10 years after Kargil, Bofors upgrade hangs fire
On the tenth anniversary of the Kargil conflict, the gun that did so much to facilitate that victory-- the 155 mm Bofors FH-77B-- could be staring at a major setback. With India's artillery......
Don't block gun trials, Army chief urges Antony
A worried army chief, General Deepak Kapoor, has protested to Defence Minister A K Antony about the derailing of vital defence purchases by allegations of corruption. On June 10, General Kapoor......
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