Naveen Congratulates DRDO On Successful Test Firing Of ATAGS Howitzer
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday congratulated Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) for the successful test-firing of Advanced Towed Artillery Gun System (ATAGS) Howitzer at Balasore test firing range.
The Odisha CM took to his social media handle and wrote:
“Congratulate @DRDO_India on the successful test-firing of Advanced Towed Artillery Gun System (ATAGS) Howitzer at Baleswar test firing range.”
— Naveen Patnaik (@Naveen_Odisha) December 20, 2020
India on Saturday conducted a series of trials of the fresh batch of ATAGS from off Odisha coast, paving the way for its early induction in the armed forces.
The user specific trials of the gun system, considered to be the best in its class in the world, were conducted from the Proof and Experimental Establishment (PXE), a DRDO test range to validate the fire power of the advanced state-of-the-art howitzer.