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Indian Navy selects OTO Melara 127/64 LW gun

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  1. Anees

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    Key Points
    • OTO Melara's 127/64 LW - Vulcano gun system has been chosen to arm 13 Shivalik-class frigates and Delhi-class destroyers
    • OTO Melara was the sole bidder for the requirement after BAE Systems decided not to go for the contest
    India's Ministry of Defence (MoD) recently approved the INR15 billion (USD243.5 million) procurement of 13 127 mm guns for Indian Navy (IN) warships, for which Italy's OTO Melara was the sole bidder.

    [​IMG]India has selected OTO Melara's 127/64 LW - Vulcano gun system for 13 indigenously designed and built Shivalik-class frigates and Delhi-class destroyers. (OTO Melara)

    IN sources told IHS Jane's that OTO Melara has offered its 127/64 LW - Vulcano gun system for 13 indigenously designed and built Shivalik-class frigates and Delhi-class destroyers.

    Indian Navy selects OTO Melara 127/64 LW gun - IHS Jane's 360
     
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