Indigenous Artillery Gun Sets New World Record in Range

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

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