India—Final K9 Vajra Self-Propelled Howitzer Delivered

The Print | 02/22/2021

Private defense firm Larsen and Toubro (L&T) has delivered the last of 100 self-propelled howitzers ordered by the Indian army in 2017, reports the Print (New Delhi). The 100th 155-mm K9 Vajra howitzer was handed over on Feb. 18 at the Armored Systems Complex in Surat in the western state of Gujarat, completing the order. The Indian army has not ordered any further Vajras. The Vajra is based on the South Korean K9 Thunder. L&T says that over 80 percent of the Vajra’s parts,...

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