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All you need to now about 155mm/52 Dhanush Truck-Mounted Howitzer

The Indian Army requires the following types of guns: 155mm\52 calibre towed guns, 155 mm\52 calibre tracked (self propelled) guns, 155 mm\52 calibre wheeled (self propelled) guns, 155 mm\52 calibre mounted gun system (MGS) and 155 mm\39 calibre ultra light howitzers
Here we will speak about the 155mm/52 Dhanush Truck-Mounted

Ordinance Factory Board at Defexpo 2016 had displayed extended 52 Cal gun, which can hit targets over 42 km ,The range can be further extended depending on the shell.The gun is equipped with the state-of-the-art laying and sighting system such as GPS-aided INS, muzzle velocity feeder data management, day and night firing, ballasting computer system capability
Features of the 155mm/52 Dhanush Truck-Mounted Howitzer

1)This is a high mobility vehicle with independent wheel suspension and swinging half axles to provide enhanced cross-country mobility
2)The vehicle has a cruising speed of 80 km/hr on road and more than 30 km/hr in cross-country and has a cruising range of 1000 km without refueling
3)The Gun System combines with the advantage of high mobility performance of a truck with accurate long range fire power of a 155 mm 52 Cal gun and with its onboard ammunition storage capability of 18 rounds of HE shells as well as 18 BMCS and 2-6 chargers

How it will enhance the Indian army’s current capability

This gun is faster deploys faster, less sensitive to rough terrain(Himalayas & Rajastan), can be ready for fire faster, It has have better supporting devices such as the state-of-the-art laying and sighting system such as GPS-aided INS, muzzle velocity feeder data management, gyroscopes and GPS, can relocate faster, can deploy in a better protected locations
It will make it difficult for china and Pakistan to locate through its weapon locating radar.Indian foot soldier can ask for artillery and army can now respond to it

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