DRDO successfully test-fired Advanced Towed Artillery Gun System

Tags: National Defence Science and Technology

The longest range indigenous artillery gun i.e. 155mm/52 Advanced Towed Artillery Gun System (ATAGS) was successfully test fired at Jaisalmer's Pokhran Firing Range (PFFR) from 26 April to 2 May 2022.

  • What is ATAGS ?

  • The Advanced Artillery Gun System Project is a modern 155 mm artillery gun developed by DRDO.

  • This gun is manufactured by Bharat Forge and Tata Advanced Systems Limited.

  • It weighs 18 tonnes and has a firing range of 48 km.

  • The 155mm ATAGS developed by DRDO was first fired in 2016.

  • It took almost four years to develop the Advanced Towed Artillery Gun System, the Indian Army currently has seven Advanced Towed Artillery Guns available.

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