Under Make in India, the best artillery gun ever manufactured in the country was fired from K-9 Vajra when the desert shook. In the training of the soldiers of Sapta Shakti Command running at Mahajan Field Firing Range, training was given by running K-9 Vajra on Monday evening. Along with this, the medium scale 130 mm artillery guns were used by the Indian Army for nearly forty years.
The original K-9 Vajra is a fine example of indigenous artillery. In August 2019, the first consignment of this gun of Korea technology manufactured in the country was inducted into the army. It can be easily used on hilly and desert inaccessible sites. Vajra has been deployed a few days before the Indian Army on the border with China.
Now Indian soldiers are being trained in its operation in the desert and to hit the target accurately. So that in a war-like situation, in the inaccessible desert of the western front of the country, we can do two hands with the enemy.
Know what and why it is important that
5 crew members live in this artillery gun mounted on the K-9 Vajra armored vehicle. Being fully air-conditioned, soldiers can work in sandy gorges in scorching heat.
The sensor scan system is engaged. Which gets scanned when nuclear chemical is in the environment. That is, it can also be used at the site of nuclear or chemical attack. The oxygen reaching the soldier in armor is purified and reaches.
It is mounted on a chanterelle vehicle running at a speed of 70 kilometers per hour. Which has the power to run smoothly even in high sandy slopes and hilly areas.
A heavy explosive shell from the gun can destroy the target within a radius of 40 km.
The gun tube can move up to 73 degrees. That is, the surface of the target can fire from the front and from above.
It is a fully automatic operated gun. Which gets the signal of the target to the command post from the OP. Accurate fire is done by fixing the target gun on the map from the command post.
It is 130 mm artillery gun can
destroy the target with shells up to 27.5 km.
It is a medium scale gun that can rotate up to 45 degrees and fire.
The team of 9 soldiers runs it together. It is carried from one place to another by attaching it to the back of a truck or tank.
This Russian-made artillery gun is being used by the Indian Army for 40 years.
Makes a loud noise when firing. It is not capable of firing at very high angles.
also reached AS Bhinder, Army Commander of Sapta Shakti Command on Monday to observe the annual exercise inspection of South Western Regiment in War Need . He inspected the Mahajan Field Firing Range from a helicopter. The annual training includes combat arms of the Artillery Regiment including 130 mm Artillery Gun and K-9 Vajra.
From morning till night, the fire started
in the south in the Mahajan range. Artillery guns were fired from 6 am to 9 pm in the training camp of soldiers of Western Command. The fireballs coming out with the fire from the barrel of the gun were visible far and wide.