155 mm Sharang gun, with range of 39 kms, successfully test-fired; to be inducted into Army by March - News Summed Up

155 mm Sharang gun, with range of 39 kms, successfully test-fired; to be inducted into Army by March


The upgraded 155 mm artillery gun Sharang was successfully test-fired at the Long Proof Range (LPR) of Ordnance Factory Khamaria in Jabalpur district of Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday. The official said that Gun Carriage Factory (GCF) in Jabalpur had won the global contract to upgrade the Sharang artillery gun. The Vehicle Factory Jabalpur (VFJ) has been tasked to assemble 12 Sharang gun systems. Sharang gun systems will also be equipped with night vision sensors which would allow the armed forces to target the enemy at night. The 155 mm Sharang gun is an upgraded version of Soviet-era 130 mm/52 calibre M-46 field guns.


Source: dna January 21, 2020 15:33 UTC



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