The 51st K-9 Vajra T Gun has been manufactured by Larsen & Toubro's Armoured System Complex at Hazira in Gujarat. This marks an important milestone in the Indian Army's modernization process as the new K-9 Vajra T Gun is an advanced self-propelled Howitzer with advanced fire control and navigation systems and improved ammunition capacity.
This new K-9 Vajra T Gun is a 155mm/52 Calibre artillery gun, which can fire various ammunition up to a range of 40 kilometres. It is designed to provide the Indian Army with enhanced firepower and excellent fire support during operations. This Howitzer can be used in direct and indirect fire modes and has a higher rate of fire than its predecessors.
The K-9 Vajra T Gun has been manufactured as a joint effort between L&T's Armoured System Complex at Hazira in Gujarat and the Indian Army. It is powered by a 1,000-horsepower engine and can fire various ammunition, including high-explosive, anti-tank and smoke rounds. Furthermore, this Gun has several advanced features, including a digital fire control system, a navigation system and an automated loading system. The weapon weighs 50 tonnes and has a 43-kilometre range for its 47-kilogram bombs.
In addition to its advanced features, the K-9 Vajra T Gun also offers increased safety for its crew. It is equipped with an advanced fire protection system to detect and extinguish any fire that might occur inside the gun. Furthermore, the Gun has several additional safety features, such as automated gun-locking and emergency power systems.
The K-9 Vajra T Gun is an excellent asset for the Indian Army, providing them with enhanced firepower and improved fire support. With its advanced features and increased safety, the K-9 Vajra T Gun is a valuable asset in the Indian Army's modernization process. This state-of-the-art weapon is a powerful addition to India’s arsenal and will help the country protect its citizens from external threats.