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Defexpo 2014: OFB show off indigenous artillery

9th February 2014 - 11:22 GMT | by Tim Fish in Delhi


India’s Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) displayed the Dhanush, a domestically-developed 155mm 45 cal towed gun system at the Defexpo exhibition in Delhi.

The company has built six prototypes for self-funded testing and a spokesman said that a seventh ‘is on the assembly line’. He added that they have almost completed winter trials in sub-zero temperatures and expect army user trials to follow shortly this month.

‘When we finish our trials we will approach the army to let them have access to the guns,’ he said. ‘The only window is in February, because of the weather, if not this month then

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Tim Fish


Tim Fish

Tim Fish is a special correspondent for Shephard Media. Formerly the editor of Land Warfare …

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