ramana wrote:ks_sachin wrote:Sir Kalyani had little experience of Arty before they went into it. I wish these guys get the support from a testing and knowledge share perspective. But alas...
I have been looking at their 5.56 carbine. I don't see why that could not come instead of the Caracal for support arms...After all we have the Sig for Frontline inf.
Kalyani bought the Austrian artillery maker Voest lock stock and barrel and moved the line ot India. Besides they make thousands of shell casings which are filled by OFB. So its not the same thing. And Kalyani makes the Top Gun fuze. Please searcch for that image.
BTW Voest gun was the chosen one by IA till Bofors came up with their scam.
This is a very good way of acquiring capabilities. We must encourage private companies for such acquisitions. With our non controversial standing in the international sphere, foreign governments will also not be averse to such takeovers.
Such companies must be rewarded with orders by our government.