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Rajnath Singh flags off 51st K9 VAJRA-T at L&T Gujarat

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh flagged off 51st K9 VAJRA-T Gun from Larsen & Toubro (L&T) Armoured System Complex at Hazira in Gujarat. The gun weighs 50 tonnes and can fire 47-kilogram bombs at targets up to a distance of 43 kilometres.

Addressing a gathering on the occasion, Rajnath Singh called for an active participation of the private sector in defence manufacturing, reaffirming the government’s commitment to make India an arms manufacturing hub and net defence exporter.

Rajnath Singh assured that the government will make all efforts to remove any roadblock and work together to achieve the goal of indigenisation and self-reliance in defence sector.