The border dispute between India and China in eastern Ladakh has been going on since the beginning of April. Tensions did not abate after multiple rounds of talks between the two sides. For this reason, the Indian Army has been preparing to stay in Ladakh for a long time. The army also has Bofors Howitzer cannons ready for any operation. The army also used these cannons to defeat Pakistan in the Kargil war.
Engineers in Ladakh are constantly serving and maintaining 155mm Bofors cannons. They are preparing cannons for any event. Bofors cannon high and low, which were included in the artillery regiment in the 1980s, are capable of firing at both corners.
Army engineers in Ladakh were seen serving a similar Bofors cannon, which meant that after a few days it would be fully prepared for lightning. According to officials, these require periodic service and maintenance and technicians have been deployed.
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Lt. Col. Preeti Kanwar said the job of the technical store group was to provide everything from firing pins to engine assembling. The mobile Spars van is on the back of this vehicle, through which we deliver the material to the front part technicians.
Let us tell you that Bofors cannons played an important role in the 1999 Kargil war. This cannon easily destroyed the bunkers and targets built in the high mountains against Pakistan in the war and did a lot of damage to the Pak army.