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India readies additional 155mm howitzers to deploy near Chinese border

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Since the June clash on the line of de facto control in East Ladakh between Indian and Chinese forces, New Delhi has made significant efforts to strengthen its military power. Particular attention is paid to keeping the 155-mm FH77 Bofors howitzers on alert.


The ANI news agency reports.

At the Bofors gun maintenance facilities in Ladakh, Indian Defense Forces engineers are reported to be working to ensure the smooth operation and modernization of 155mm howitzers.

Bofors guns became part of the artillery armament of the Indian army back in the 80s of the last century. Howitzers are capable of firing from both high and low angles.

As soon as the Bofors guns are serviced, the military plans to deploy them in Ladakh - near the Chinese border - in addition to existing ones.

The report, provided by Indian Army engineers, says the weapons will be serviced and ready for service within a few days. Explaining in detail how military engineers prepared and maintained howitzers in frontline areas, Lt. Col. Priti Kanwar said they have a mobile van with spare parts that provides frontline technicians with the parts they need to carry out any repairs.
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  1. Livonetc
    Livonetc 17 September 2020 15: 52 New
    +2
    "What's going on in the world?
    There is no stability. "
    1. palata
      palata 17 September 2020 17: 34 New
      +2
      While they will dance at these howitzers (famous video), the Chinese will smash them)))
  2. Vladimir61
    Vladimir61 17 September 2020 16: 04 New
    +2
    Everyone can't play enough who is cooler!
    1. Doccor18
      Doccor18 17 September 2020 16: 14 New
      +6
      Who is cooler, everyone knows. But the Indians are offended ...
  3. Mavrikiy
    Mavrikiy 17 September 2020 16: 10 New
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    additional 155mm Bofors howitzers
    ... this is certainly good and even great, smile but ..... for every Bofors, there is ...... you know. recourse
    1. novel66
      novel66 17 September 2020 16: 13 New
      +1
      bomber Tu-16, or whatever the Chinese have
      1. Lopatov
        Lopatov 17 September 2020 16: 47 New
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        Quote: novel xnumx
        bomber Tu-16, or whatever the Chinese have

        Deputy squad leader Ban Guosin
        1. pytar
          pytar 17 September 2020 17: 07 New
          +2
          Isn't that the "tovarishch" that killed Russians on Damansky Island ?!

          I don’t remember a single case in history in which the Indians against the Russians were! But with the Chinese, there are many such cases ...
          1. strannik1985
            strannik1985 17 September 2020 17: 48 New
            0
            We have no common border with India.
            1. pytar
              pytar 17 September 2020 20: 17 New
              -1
              Yes, you didn’t have a lot of people, but you had time to fight ... Okay, let’s blame the absence of the border, otherwise aggressive Hindus, you would certainly have been attacked! wassat
          2. Lopatov
            Lopatov 17 September 2020 18: 25 New
            +2
            Quote: pytar
            Isn't that the "tovarishch" that killed Russians on Damansky Island ?!

            Google to the rescue.

            Quote: pytar
            I don’t remember a single case in history in which the Indians against the Russians were!

            On the other hand, the Bulgarians managed to participate in all anti-Russian blocs, from the alliance of the Central Powers to NATO.
            1. pytar
              pytar 17 September 2020 20: 23 New
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              Google to the rescue.

              And Yandex. Use it! For those who are particularly dull, I will explain - the poster itself about the events on Damansky is not related to Ban Gosin. Here the hint was completely different.
              On the other hand, the Bulgarians managed to participate in all anti-Russian blocs, from the alliance of the Central Powers to NATO.

              And they also managed to stay in the OVD for half a century. yes But what does this have to do with the Indo-Chinese conflicts, and the attitude of some members of the forum towards these two countries? You cannot say 100% with a person of what nationality you are discussing one or the other issue!
              1. Lopatov
                Lopatov 17 September 2020 20: 39 New
                +1
                Quote: pytar
                For those who are particularly dull, I will explain - the poster itself about the events on Damansky

                What do these events have to do with the topic of discussion?
                Pan Guosin captured not a Soviet, but an Indian howitzer battery



                Quote: pytar
                And they also managed to stay in the OVD for half a century.

                It was, as the Bulgarian Foreign Ministry aptly put it, "a departure from the dynamics of the process in the development of the European d'rzhavi", caused by the introduction of Soviet troops into the territory of neutral Bulgaria

                Now there is no "isolation", and Bulgaria, together with the rest of Europe, is preparing to once again fight with Russia ...


                Quote: pytar
                But what does this have to do with the Indo-Chinese conflicts, and the attitude of some members of the forum towards these two countries?

                Of course it has nothing to do with it. It's just that you, as a citizen of a NATO country, loyal to the interests of the United States, tried to drive a wedge into relations between Russia and its so far situational ally China.
                And this is unacceptable.
                1. pytar
                  pytar 17 September 2020 21: 03 New
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                  Pan Guosin captured not a Soviet, but an Indian howitzer battery

                  And at least some Indian, captured at least one Soviet / Russian? The Chinese have shed Russian blood more than once. Therefore, I am surprised by the sympathy of some here for the Chinese. Russia does not and will not see a conflict of interests with India. We can assume that because of geography, but that is not important. But with China, things are a little different.
                  It was, as the Bulgarian Foreign Ministry aptly put it ..

                  Let me remind you that we write under the title: India readies additional 155mm howitzers to deploy near Chinese border bully The Bulgarian Foreign Ministry did not comment on this topic. yes
                  Of course it has nothing to do with it. It's just that you, as a citizen of a NATO country ...

                  You do not know my citizenship. I didn’t show you my passport. And you didn't certify yours either! laughing
                  tried to drive a wedge into relations between Russia and its still situational ally China.

                  Seriously? belay It's good that it's not different! I did not know that my personal opinion, well, the relationship between China and Russia is so threatened! I repent, I repent! Inadvertently, I almost dropped them! repeat
                  And this is unacceptable.

                  Do not accept ... yes
                  1. Lopatov
                    Lopatov 17 September 2020 21: 13 New
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                    Quote: pytar
                    The Chinese have shed Russian blood more than once. Therefore, I am surprised by the sympathy of some here for the Chinese.

                    Do you want us to have sympathy for our enemies like Bulgaria?
                    And on the contrary, they treated the allied China negatively? Your desire is understandable. But we are not Bulgarians, we are in no hurry to fulfill American commands.

                    Quote: pytar
                    Didn't know my personal opinion

                    "Crimean woman, daughter of an officer"? "Just believe me - not everything is so simple with us"?

                    If this "personal opinion" coincides with the opinion of the State Department and with the task set by Brzezinski at one time, then this is no longer a "personal opinion"
                    1. novel66
                      novel66 18 September 2020 07: 44 New
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                      you shouldn't throw pearls ... in front of the Bulgarians ... they are at all .. violet ... still Russian soldiers, from the Shipka era, wondered why these liberated people live better than they
                      1. pytar
                        pytar 18 September 2020 09: 57 New
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                        even Russian soldiers, from the time of Shipka, wondered why these liberated people live better than they

                        Roman, this is not a topic at all, but since you decided to "show knowledge", I will give you more info:
                        In the regions where the 1876 revolt took place, there were ashes. Ross. the imperial army, due to military-strategic considerations, advanced through the area, poorly affected by the uprisings. This is the first! Second, the Bulgarians were famous for their skills in agriculture, vegetable growing and manifactory. Wherever they settled, they turned the land into blooming gardens and orchards! In Banat / Austria-Hungary /, Bessarabia, Odessa region, Argentina, wherever their hard work had a result. The Ottoman Empire cheated them with heavy taxes, but with all that they managed to finish off and enough for themselves. On the other hand, we know how the nobility in Ingushetia mercilessly exploited the Russian peasants, worse than strangers! As a result, their poverty. hi
                      2. novel66
                        novel66 18 September 2020 09: 59 New
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                        once again - suffering under the yoke of the Turks, the Bulgarians lived better ... fuck freed?
                  2. pytar
                    pytar 18 September 2020 09: 20 New
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                    Do you want us to have sympathy for our enemies like Bulgaria? And on the contrary, they treated the allied China negatively? Your desire is understandable. But we are not Bulgarians, we are in no hurry to fulfill American commands.

                    Lopatov, do you read what you write? Here is the topic of the conflict between India and China! And your sympathies / antipathies for Bulgaria ?! fool
                    "Crimean woman, daughter of an officer"? "Just believe me - not everything is so simple with us"?

                    Don't you like my personal opinion? Get used to the fact that people may have opinions that differ from yours! This is normal. yes
                    If this "personal opinion" coincides with the opinion of the State Department and with the task set by Brzezinski at one time, then this is no longer a "personal opinion"

                    Tobish, if somewhere in two places in the world they eat yogurt, which / about / you don't like, is this conspiracy against you ?! Well, well ... but you don’t know who is forcing you ?!
        2. cat Rusich
          cat Rusich 18 September 2020 00: 25 New
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          You can remember the Crimean War of 1853-1856 - the defense of Sevastopol - in particular the defense of the 3rd bastion, it was stormed by the GURKHI - unsuccessfully. In principle, the sepoys could have been sent to storm Sevastopol ... but this is an "alternative history". Purely legally, during the Crimean War of 1853-56, SIPAI were on the side of Britain, which was at war with the Russian Empire ... but there were no direct clashes.
  • novel66
    novel66 17 September 2020 16: 12 New
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    Explaining in detail how military engineers prepared and maintained howitzers
    , otherwise we don't know - with dancing !!!
  • askort154
    askort154 17 September 2020 16: 16 New
    +1
    We would not spend finances on all sorts of weapons, we would just come out - "wall to wall"! There are XNUMX billion Chinese and the same number of Indians. And then already tired of all sorts of "fights without rules" to watch. smile
  • KVU-NSVD
    KVU-NSVD 17 September 2020 16: 17 New
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    Explaining in detail how military engineers prepared and maintained howitzers in frontline areas, Lt. Col. Priti Kanwar said they have a mobile van with spare parts that provides frontline technicians with the parts they need to carry out any repair work.
    Do they have - moving the workshop - is it a life hack? And I have always believed that this is a staff unit in MFA units (and not only) .. request
    1. Polite Moose
      Polite Moose 17 September 2020 16: 42 New
      +3
      Quote: KVU-NSVD
      Do they have - moving the workshop - is it a life hack?

      The life hack is that a tractor for a van with spare parts does not require refueling, it can clear debris on the roads and loves to swim.
  • GELEZNII_KAPUT
    GELEZNII_KAPUT 17 September 2020 18: 49 New
    +2
    These are these brave guys ?! bully
    1. Alex013
      Alex013 17 September 2020 19: 48 New
      +1
      they probably practice it in all branches of the military))
    2. Kuzmitsky
      17 September 2020 22: 40 New
      +1
      Of course, you can tear your stomach by looking at them. I can imagine how their drill goes. But at the same time, it is clear that the guys act clearly and know their technique well.