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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh flags off 51st K9 VAJRA-T gun from L&T complex in Gujarat


Defence Minister Rajnath Singh flags off 51st K9 VAJRA-T gun from L&T complex in Gujarat


Defence Minister Rajnath Singh flagged off the 51st K-9 Vajra-T gun at the Larsen and Toubro Armoured Systems Complex at Hazira, Surat.

The gun weighs 50 tonnes and can fire 47kg bombs at 43-kilometre distant targets.

L&T had in 2017 won the Rs 4,500-crore contract from the MoD to supply 100 units of K9 Vajra-T 155 mm/52 calibre tracked self-propelled gun systems to the Indian Army under the Centre's 'Make in India' initiative.

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