Guns of Indian Army: Know the Artillery Fire Power

Arty Guns
Arty Guns

Guns of Indian Army:  The Artillery provides both the Infantry and Armoured Corps with the indirect fire support. For this the Artillery is appropriately equipped with field guns, Mountain guns , Medium guns , heavy motars, howitzers, heavy guns , rocket launchers and missiles etc. To support the armoured columns with matching mobility, the artillery has self-propelled guns

Guns of Indian Army (Artillery)

In order to enhance the operational capabilities of the Infantry Units and fighting arms, small arms (guns)are the majorly support weapon. Guns used by the Indian Army are called Artillery Guns which are used against enemies in the war.They provide cover and support to Indian Army in combat scenarios. Their long range and immense fire power help to decimate the enemy easily. The Artillery Guns were a game – changer for the Indian Armed Forces during the Kargil Operations. They are the another warrior who stood against the enemies without dropping down their feets. Some of the Artillery Guns used by the Indian Armed Forces are:


Artillery Fire Power of Indian Army

 

M 777 (Procured From USA)

 

  • Manufacturer: BAE Systems
  • Origin: United Kingdom
  • Calibre: 155mm
  • Type: Ultra Light Howitzer

Haubits FH77 (Bofors Gun)

  • Manufacturer: Bofors
  • Origin: Sweden
  • Calibre: 155mm
  • Type: Field Howitzer

2S1Gvozdika

  • Manufacturer: Kharkiv Tractor Plant
  • Origin: Soviet Union
  • Calibre: 122mm
  • Type: Self Propelled Artillery

K 9 Thunder (K 9 Vajra T)

  • Manufacturer: Hanwha Land Systems
  • Origin: South Korea
  • Calibre: 155mm
  • Type: Self Propelled Artillery

9K58 Smerch

  • Manufacturer: Splav State Research and Production Enterprise
  • Origin: Soviet Union
  • Calibre: 300mm
  • Type: MBRL (Multi Barrel Rocket Launcher)

Pinaka

  • Manufacturer: Larsen & Toubro, Tata Power SED, OFB (Ordnance Factory Board)
  • Origin: India
  • Calibre: 214mm
  • Type: MBRL (Multi Barrel Rocket Launcher)

BM – 21 Grad

  • Manufacturer: Splav State Research and Production Enterprise
  • Origin: Soviet Union
  • Calibre: 122mm
  • Type: MBRL (Multi Barrel Rocket Launcher)

Dhanush

  • Manufacturer: OFB (Ordnance Factory Board)
  • Origin: India
  • Calibre: 155mm
  • Type: Towed Howitzer

ATAGS (Advanced Towed Artillery Gun System)

  • Manufacturer: Tata Power SED, Kalyani Group
  • Origin: India
  • Calibre: 155mm
  • Type: Towed Howitzer

 122 mm howitzer 2A18  (D – 30)

 

  • Manufacturer: PJSC
  • Origin: Soviet Union
  • Calibre: 122mm
  • Type: Field Howitzer

M-46 130 mm Field Gun  (M – 46)

  • Manufacturer: MOTZ
  • Origin: Soviet Union
  • Calibre: 130mm
  • Type: Field Gun

FV433 Abbot SPG

Abbot

Abbot

  • Manufacturer: Vickers
  • Origin: United Kingdom
  • Calibre: 105mm
  • Type: Self Propelled Artillery

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