Defence Minister Rajnath Singh dedicates the 51st K9 Vajra-T guns to the nation. This gun is self-propelled Howitzer gun made by L&T’s Armoured System Complex at Hazira in Gujarat. The gun weighs 50 tonnes and can fire 47-kilogram bombs at targets up to a distance of 43 kilometres. It can also turn around at zero radii. This future-ready combat vehicles meet the requirement of 21st-century warfare including deep fire support to the longer firing range.
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- 28th Chief of Army Staff: General Manoj Mukund Naravane.