With Big Guns, Army Keeps Combat Posture Along LAC
The Times of India Delhi|September 28, 2021
Spanking New M-777 Howitzers Deployed With Older Bofors
Rajat Pandit

New Delhi: The Army continues with its strong combat posture along the entire frontier with China, which includes high-volume artillery firepower ranging from the older 105mm field guns, Bofors, and rocket systems to the spanking new M-777 ultra-light howitzers, amid no signs of de-escalation in eastern Ladakh.

The M-777 howitzers can be airlifted from one sector to another in forward areas by Chinook helicopters, while the swifter mobilisation of heavier artillery guns has been made possible by the roads constructed by the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) over the last few years.

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