An indigenous artillery gun, Advanced Towed Artillery Gun System (ATAGS), being developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has set a new world record in range by hitting targets at a distance of 48 km.
During trial firings at Pokhran ranges, ATAGS registered the longest ever distance of 48.074 km, surpassing the maximum range of 35-40 km fired by any artillery gun system in this category.
Important Takeaways from Above News-
- ATAGS is a 155mm, 52 calibres towed artillery gun being developed in mission mode by DRDO as a part of the Army’s artillery modernization program.
Source- The Hindu