India Takes Delivery of First Two M777A2 Lightweight Howitzers

Released on Thursday, May 18, 2017
ULH - Ultra-Lightweight Howitzer
US - United States
Two M 777 A-2 (Indian) ULH arrived today for preparation of firing tables. During this event, the guns will fire 155 mm indigenous ammunition.

The weapon system was contracted on 30 November 16. As per the contract agreement firing tables are being prepared by the contracted agency i.e. US Government and BAE GCS Ltd with support of Indian Army. After firing tables are ready, three more guns will be received in the second stage in September 2018 for training. Thereafter, induction will commence from March 2019 onwards at the rate of five guns per month till complete consignment is received by mid 2021.

Source: Two M 777 A-2 (Indian) ULH Arrive In India

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