Indian Army Chief General MM Naravane Flags Off 100Th K-9 Vajra-T

Indian Army Chief General MM Naravane flagged off the 100th K-9 Vajra-T.

Indian Army Chief flagged off 100th K-9 Vajra-T during his visit to Larsen and Toubro Defence, Hazira, Surat.

Larsen & Toubro has supplied 100 units of indigenously made K-9 Vajra-T 155 mm/ 52 calibre self-propelled guns to Army as per confirmed sources from Indian Army.

Army Chief General MM Naravane visited Larsen & Toubro Defence, Hazira Surat, for a first-hand experience on K-9 Vajra-T. 

L&T had won the Rs 4,500-crore contract from the Ministry of Defence under ‘Make in India’ initiative to supply 100 units of K9 Vajra-T 155 mm/52 calibre tracked self-propelled gun systems in 42 months to the Indian Army.

K-9 Vajra-T is a tracked, self-propelled howitzer. It weighs 50 tonnes and can fire 47kg bombs at 43-kilometre distant targets. It can also turn around at zero radii.

Army Chief has also appreciated Larsen and Toubro’s efforts to boost ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ in the Defence sector.


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