LOOKING DOWN THE BARREL
TOWED GUNS Fresh bids called after 10 years and multiple trials. Bae-bofors not participating. Trials next year.
TRACKED GUNS Trials begin next year. The project has been in the pipeline since 1996.
ULTRA-LIGHT GUNS Procurement of 146 guns from the US stalled this year after court case by a blacklisted vendor.
MOUNTED GUN SYSTEMS Purchase cleared by defence ministry in 2009. Tenders yet to be issued.