155 mm Sharang gun, with range of 39 km, successfully test-fired


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The upgraded 155 mm artillery gun Sharang was successfully test-fired at the Long Proof Range of Ordnance Factory Khamaria in Jabalpur district of Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday. The gun, indigenously upgraded from 130mm to 155mm/45 calibre, has a striking range of 39 km. Programme Coordinator (Sharang) Brigadier Jayant Kar said the first batch of 18 artillery guns will be inducted into the Army by March-end this year.