SAIL special steel used to build India’s indigenous artillery gun Dhanush

SAIL steel has been used in the country’s various defence programs including INS Vikrant, INS Kiltan, INS Kamorta, MBT Arjun

GN Bureau | April 10, 2019


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The recently inducted India’s first indigenous and biggest artillery gun Dhanush used SAIL’s steel. Indian Army inducted Dhanush gun on April 8 at Jabalpur.

 
SAIL’s special alloy steel produced by SAIL-Alloy steels plant based at Durgapur has been used for making this artillery gun. Dhanush has been indigenously designed and developed by Jabalpur’s Gun Factory where it was handed over to the Indian Army.
 
SAIL Chairman Anil Kumar Chaudhary said, “It is matter of great pride for us that SAIL steel is being used in India’s various defence programmes along with being used for building country’s infrastructure. SAIL is ready to meet and supply special grade steels for technical requirement of country’s defence programs.”
 
SAIL, which is in its 60th year of production, has contributed in creating a strong foundation for modern India and at the same time meeting every requirement of special quality steel for Indian defence. SAIL steel has been used in the country’s various defence programs including INS Vikrant, INS Kiltan, INS Kamorta, MBT Arjun.
 
SAIL’s Rourkela Steel Plant has also been supplying special grade steel to Jabalpur’s Gun Factory to meet its various technical requirements related to development and repair.

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