Wednesday, 18 May, 2022
TopicK9 Vajra

Topic: K9 Vajra

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 Assi Ghat, Varanasi | Representative Image | Neera Majumdar | ThePrint

Forget Gyanvapi for a moment, Varanasi needs justice for a recent carnage: 2006 IM bombings

The real victim of the Varanasi bombing investigation has been the idea of justice. It's more lethal than any bombs the Indian Mujahideen planted.
File image of Tata Group's headquarters in Mumbai | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Tata in acquisition talks with as many as 5 brands, to bolster position in consumer goods sector

The conglomerate will likely face stiff competition in the sector from existing global giants such as Unilever, as well as Indian tycoon Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries.

Defence

Satellite image of the development on the site | Twitter | @detresfa_

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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