Army Chief Gen Manoj Naravane has flagged off the 100th K9 Vajra tracked self-propelled howitzer built by Larsen & Toubro (L&T) at its armoured system complex at Hazira in Gujarat. L&T had completed the delivery of all the howitzers under the contract awarded in May 2017 ahead of schedule.
About the K9 Vajra programme:
The K9 Vajra programme involved the delivery of 100 howitzers with associated engineering support package covering spares, system documentation and training. It also involves the maintenance transfer of technology to an army base workshop to support the howitzers throughout their operational life cycle.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- L&T CEO: S. N. Subrahmanyan.
- L&T Founded: 7 February 1938.
- L&T Headquarters: Mumbai.
- L&T Chairman: Anil Manibhai Naik.