Atlast Indian govt Pumps $75 Mil to Build Bofors Howitzers for Army

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  1. Nirvana
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    The Indian government has made the following statement in Parliament today:


    Livefist: Indian Govt Pumps $75-mil For In-House Howitzer Line

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    gr8 job .....:victory:
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    Order for 100 Howitzers Placed
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    Finally :)
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    So
    India has decided to pump money into a gun that was retired 6 years ago.
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    They were pretty effective in a conflict 13 years ago.
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    Why manufacture a 30 year old gun??!! :blink: :undecided:
    What happened to the plans of getting guns from US??
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    creation/augmentation of Large Calibre Weapon manufacturing capacity in Ordnance Factories.

    we are not going to manufacture old guns but we are going to use the legally transferred technology..
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    No, it will be new.

    We will not just copy paste but use our expertise, R&D etc. and incorporates all of these to make lethal weapon. :smokin:
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    Well this ain't 13 years ago. This is an 80's tech.
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    The guns made in India will be upgraded to current standards.
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    This will be completely new gun's that will be built with help of Bofor's gun Blueprints and we will also go ahead with the Purchase from U.S by this financial year.
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    Really
    Even if I discount the fact that the article doesn't say any such thing, where is your expertise. How many field artillery has India made till date?
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    Starting a New Production line based on Bofors 155mm gun is a very good Idea when we are in dire need of those gun's.

    Similiarly we should find a solution to Submarine's acquisition for Navy too which is Lacking
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    does the word augment ring any bell?