Wednesday, 17 February 2016

BAE Systems selected Mahindra for assembling and testing M777 howitzers

BAE Systems on Wednesday announced selection of Mahindra as its India partner for the nearly USD 700 million deal for the supply of 145 M777 howitzers, which are ultralight weight artillery guns having a strike range of 25 kms.The gun deal would be through Foreign Military Sales (FMS) but the "spares, maintenance and ammunition will be operated through Indian systems", defence sources said.
M777 ultra-lightweight howitzer

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