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PREMIUM: India bursts its barrel, raising quality questions

24th September 2020 - 00:00 GMT | by Neelam Mathews in Delhi


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The recent bursting of a gun barrel on the 155mm L/52 Advanced Towed Artillery Gun System (ATAGS) during test firing at the Pokhran range has once again exposed weaknesses in government ordnance factories and private industry in terms of metallurgy, machining quality and ammunition.

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