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Indian Army to induct 155 mm self-propelled gun
Indian Army would induct 155 mm self-propelled gun, advanced electronic warfare system and multi-barel rocket system as part of its upgradation programme.

"The 155 mm self propelled gun, advanced electronic warfare system and multi-barel rocket system will soon be added to the warfare capabilities of the Army," General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Southern Command Lt Gen B S Takhar told reporters here today.

"In the last two years, we have inducted Air Defence Weapon System, precision guided ammunition and electronic warfare system in the force," Takhar, who was here to review preparations for 'Know Your Army' exhibition, starting from November four, said.

To a query about India's position as per the Revolution in Military Affairs (RMA), he said it is a gradual process and will take 20 to 30 years. "Also, all the programmes of the Indian Army in the past decade are planned to keep pace with RMA," he added.

When asked about the reports that Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was spotted in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), he said: "We don't have any concrete proof of it." The Indian army would have a joint exercise with the Singapore Army soon, he added.

Earlier, he awarded six officers, JCO, jawans and civilian defence staff with the coveted "Army Commanders Commendation" for their devotion to duty and distinguished services.


Posted by Jehangir Unwalla @ 8:07 AM


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