K9 Vajra Current Affairs - 2020

India-South Korea hold meeting to enhance Bilateral Security Cooperation

On January 4, 2020, the defence ministers of India and South Korea discussed ways to enhance bilateral security cooperation in the field of defence industries and research and development. Highlights During the defence ministers meet held between India and South Korea, several possible areas of cooperation in the field of defence industry were listed. The Read More…

PM inaugurates manufacturing facility for K9 Vajra self-propelled Howitzer guns in Hazira

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Armoured Systems Complex (ASC), developed by Larsen & Toubro (L&T) at Hazira near Surat in Gujarat. This Armoured Systems Complex (ASC) is the country’s first private facility where the K9 Vajra self-propelled Howitzer guns will be manufactured. K9 Vajra self-propelled Howitzer guns The features of the K9 Vajra Read More…

Indian Army inducts 3 artillery gun system

Indian Army inducted three major globally combat proven artillery gun system viz. M777 A2 ultra light howitzers (ULH), K-9 Vajra-tracked self-propelled guns and ‘Composite Gun Towing Vehicle’ at Deolali Field Firing Range in Maharashtra. These are first artillery gun systems to be inducted by Indian Army in three decades. Last inducted was Bofors artillery gun Read More…