Balasore: First of its kind in India, a weapon museum inaugurated in the premises of DRDO’s Proof and Experimental Establishment at Chandipur on Tuesday.The Defence Research and Development Organisation chairman S. Christopher inaugurated the museum yesterday.
The main attraction of the museum is Vijayanta Tank, which had played a major role in the 1971 India-Pakistan war.
Initially, 14 types of weapons used by the Indian Air Force and Navy have been displayed for public view in the museum.
The other defense equipment of the artillery and naval force which are on display in the museum include WM-18 rocket launcher, 105 mm Indian field Gun, 122 mm grad BM-21 rocket launcher, 57 mm anti-tank gun and 40 mm light gun.
The museum is appreciated by tourists and also the other visitors who visiting sea beach.