The ‘Dhanush‘ gun system, commanded by Capt. Mrigank Bharadwaj, was part of the Republic Day celebrations at Rajpath for the first time on Sunday. Also Read - Republic Day 2020 Sale: Last Chance to Avail R-Day Offers
The 155mm/45 Caliber Dhanush gun system is a towed Howitzer designed indigenously by the Ordnance Factory Board. Also Read - Republic Day: Try Impeccable Tri Color Ragi Rava Idli on The Occasion
The gun with a maximum range of 36.5 km has the capability of automatic gun alignment and positioning. Also Read - Republic Day 2020: How PM Narendra Modi's Turban Colour Changes Every Year | See Photos
The gun, which is equipped with inertial navigation system and advanced gun sighting system, has been designed to meet futuristic requirements of the Army.