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The 155 mm/39-caliber howitzers, which can be sling-loaded to helicopters and swiftly deployed to high-altitude areas, are likely to be inducted by the year-end, the first officer said.(BAE Systems website)

Indian Army to begin deploying light howitzers in eastern sector

Hindustan Times, Walong (Arunachal Pradesh) | By Rahul Singh
UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2019 07:07 AM IST
The tactical mobility will enable quick insertion of the howitzers in areas close to the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with China, which can move weapons, equipment and troops at a swifter pace because of better infrastructure, he said.
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