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China Beware! Bofors, M-777 Now At LAC

October 21, 2021 10:08 IST

After the Chinese People's Liberation Army troop buildup at the Line of Actual Control, the border separating India and China, the Indian Army has beefed up the 1,300 km-long LAC in the eastern sector in Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh.

The artillery includes the Indian Army's latest M-777 Ultra-Light Howitzers and deadly Bofors guns.

Please click on the images for a better look at the Indian firepower.

IMAGE: The Bofors gun in the Tawang sector near the Line of Actual Control in Arunachal Pradesh, October 20, 2021. All Photographs: ANI Photo


IMAGE: The Bofors gun has been used with devastating accuracy during the Kargil War and to counter Pakistani artillery fire at the Line of Control in the years thereafter.


IMAGE: The M-777 Ultra-Light Howitzers also deployed in the Tawang sector.


IMAGE: The M-777 Ultra-Light Howitzer is a 155 mm artillery gun manufactured by BAE Systems.

Photographs curated by Manisha Kotian/
Feature Presentation: Ashish Narsale/



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