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AWEIL claims Dhanush-52 Howitzer exceeds all requirements in the Indian Army’s Towed Gun System (TGS) Competition

Source : IgMp Bureau

AWEIL claims Dhanush-52 Howitzer exceeds all requirements in the Indian Army's Towed Gun System (TGS) Competition

India’s Advanced Weapons and Equipment India Limited (AWEIL) boldly stakes its claim in the competition for the Indian Army’s Towed Gun System (TGS) program, championing the superiority of its upgraded Dhanush-52 155 mm/52 calibre towed howitzer that exceeds all expectations.

Unmatched Capabilities: AWEIL’s Confidence in Dhanush-52

AWEIL confidently asserts that the Dhanush-52, after completing proof firing and internal testing, stands ready for user demonstrations. In response to inquiries about pricing competitiveness, AWEIL remains tight-lipped on per-unit costs but hints at a considerable reduction, especially with the initial order set at 400 units, compared to other market offerings.

Enhanced Targeting: A Glimpse into Dhanush-52’s Advancements

The upgraded Dhanush-52 boasts a unified sighting system catering to both day and night engagements, elevating its targeting capabilities. With an extended firing range of 42 km, surpassing the previous 40 km version, Dhanush-52 not only meets but exceeds the minimum range requirements specified by the Army.


Technical Prowess Unveiled: Dhanush-52 Specifications

Delving into the technical specifications reveals the prowess of the Dhanush-52 howitzer:

  • Barrel Length: 8,060 mm
  • Barrel Weight: 2,790 kg
  • Elevation Range: -3° to +70°
  • Towing Speed: 40+ km/h on metalled roads
  • Rate of Fire:
    • Burst: 3 rounds in 30 seconds
    • Intense: 12 rounds in 3 minutes
    • Sustained: 42 rounds in 1 hour

Dominating the Field: AWEIL’s Vision for Dhanush-52

As AWEIL positions the Dhanush-52 as a frontrunner in the TGS competition, the industry awaits the user demonstrations, anticipating a showcase of its unparalleled capabilities. The technical advancements, extended range, and the promise of competitive pricing position the Dhanush-52 as a formidable contender in India’s defense arsenal.

In summary, AWEIL’s Dhanush-52 emerges as a triumph in innovation, delivering unmatched capabilities that could reshape the landscape of towed howitzers for the Indian Army. As the program progresses, the industry watches with anticipation, recognizing the potential impact of this advanced weaponry on national defense.

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