Indian artillery finally taking the big step forward beyond Bofors?




It has taken twenty-seven years for the Indian Army to regain momentum on its artillery front. Following the much-publicised 1986 AB Bofors scandal, the nation has stayed largely in "theory and analysis" mode when it comes to contracting any new big guns. Only last year did India formally order an urgent operational request for a supply of M777 ultra light howitzers (ULHs), built by BAE Systems and delivered through the US government’s Foreign Military Sales (FMS) programme, in what sh...
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