First Photo Of A New Indian Army K9 Vajra-T SPH In Ladakh
Vice Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant General C P Mohanty on Thursday reviewed the prevailing security situation and operational preparedness of the force in the Union Territory of Ladakh, Defence Spokesperson Lt Colonel Emron Musavi said.
During the briefing, the first photo of the Indian Army K9 Vajra-T Self Propelled Howitzer in Ladakh is released. The 155mm, 52 calibre K9 Vajra is built by L&T with technology transfer from South Korean defence major Hanwha Defence, and is based on its K9 Thunder.
The Vice Chief of Army Staff visited the headquarters of the Fire and Fury Corps where he was briefed about the prevailing security situation and operational preparedness in eastern Ladakh, he said.
The defence spokesperson said that Lt Gen Mohanty, accompanied by General Officer Commanding of the Fire and Fury Corps Lt Gen P G K Menon, visited the forward areas in Ladakh on Friday and Saturday and interact with the troops deployed there.