Military Might: Artillery of India


Artillery Guns are used to enhance the operational capabilities of the Infantry Units. They provide cover and support to them in combat scenarios. Their long range and immense fire power help to decimate the enemy easily. The Artillery Guns were a game - changer for the Indian Armed Forces during the Kargil Operations. Some of the Artillery Guns used by the Indian Armed Forces are:

M 777 (Procured From USA)




  • Manufacturer: BAE Systems
  • Origin: United Kingdom
  • Calibre: 155mm
  • Type: Ultra Light Howitzer

Haubits FH77 (Bofors Gun)




  • Manufacturer: Bofors
  • Origin: Sweden
  • Calibre: 155mm
  • Type: Field Howitzer

 122 mm howitzer 2A18  (D – 30)




  • Manufacturer: PJSC
  • Origin: Soviet Union
  • Calibre: 122mm
  • Type: Field Howitzer

M-46 130 mm Field Gun  (M – 46)




  • Manufacturer: MOTZ
  • Origin: Soviet Union
  • Calibre: 130mm
  • Type: Field Gun

FV433 Abbot SPG




  • Manufacturer: Vickers
  • Origin: United Kingdom
  • Calibre: 105mm
  • Type: Self Propelled Artillery

2S1Gvozdika




  • Manufacturer: Kharkiv Tractor Plant
  • Origin: Soviet Union
  • Calibre: 122mm
  • Type: Self Propelled Artillery

K 9 Thunder (K 9 Vajra T)




  • Manufacturer: Hanwha Land Systems
  • Origin: South Korea
  • Calibre: 155mm
  • Type: Self Propelled Artillery

9K58 Smerch




  • Manufacturer: Splav State Research and Production Enterprise
  • Origin: Soviet Union
  • Calibre: 300mm
  • Type: MBRL (Multi Barrel Rocket Launcher)

Pinaka




  • Manufacturer: Larsen & Toubro, Tata Power SED, OFB (Ordnance Factory Board)
  • Origin: India
  • Calibre: 214mm
  • Type: MBRL (Multi Barrel Rocket Launcher)

BM – 21 Grad



  • Manufacturer: Splav State Research and Production Enterprise
  • Origin: Soviet Union
  • Calibre: 122mm
  • Type: MBRL (Multi Barrel Rocket Launcher)

Dhanush




  • Manufacturer: OFB (Ordnance Factory Board)
  • Origin: India
  • Calibre: 155mm
  • Type: Towed Howitzer

ATAGS (Advanced Towed Artillery Gun System)




  • Manufacturer: Tata Power SED, Kalyani Group
  • Origin: India
  • Calibre: 155mm
  • Type: Towed Howitzer

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