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Faulty ammunition reason behind M777 gun explosion, reveals probe

A preliminary investigation has found that faulty ammunition was the reason behind the explosion in the army’s new long-range ultra-light howitzer M-777 during a field trial in Pokhran......

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.......

Why US guns won't boom in India anytime soon!

For years, New Delhi and Washington have negotiated the purchase of 145 M777 howitzers. Ajai Shukla reports The army's wait continues for a critical weapon system, the 155 millimetre ultralight......

India to buy 145 howitzers from US for over Rs 3,000 cr

India will issue a request to the US government next month for procuring 145 M777 ultra light howitzers for the Army at a cost of over Rs 3,000 crore."The Letter of Request (LoR) for procuring 145......

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.......

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......

US high-tech arms to India stumble on safeguards

India's marked shift towards American weaponry is, paradoxically, leading towards a flashpoint between New Delhi and Washington. Over the next three months, key American military platforms --......
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Faulty ammunition reason behind M777 gun explosion, reveals probe

A preliminary investigation has found that faulty ammunition was the reason behind the explosion on the army's new long-range ultra-light howitzer... ...

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Who is responsible for M777 howitzer's barrel explosion? Not us, say Indian ammunition maker

A day after the barrel of recently-acquired ultra-light M777 howitzer exploded at a trial in Pokharan, questions are being raised against the... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-who-is-responsible-for-m777-howitzer-s-barrel-explosion-not-us-say-indian-ammunition-maker-2545376

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