Private Companies to manufacture 155/52 calibretowed artillery gun

The order for manufacturing of first indigenously being made 155mm/52-caliber towed artillery gun, the Advanced Towed Artillery Gun System (ATAGS), will be given to the private companies next year. Initially an order of 114 guns worth $350 million will be given next year to the private companies. The ATAGS is being developed by the state-owned Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) in partnership with two private sector firms — Kalyani Group and Tata Power SED. Two ATAGS prototypes have already been made and are under trials. The production can start within two years of order placement.



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