DRDO, Army establish India’s very first native device handgun
Army’s infantry school in Mhow and the DRDO’s Weaponry Research and Development Facility in Pune have actually designed and established the weapon.
India’s very first indigenously-developed 9mm machine pistol. Image: pib.gov.in
Army’s infantry school in Mhow and the DRDO’s Weaponry Research study and Development Facility in Pune have actually developed and developed the weapon.
India’s first native 9 mm machine pistol has been jointly developed by the Defence Research Study and Advancement Organisation (DRDO) and the Indian Army, the Defence Ministry stated on January 14.
It stated the Army’s infantry school in Mhow and the DRDO’s Armament Research study and Development Facility (ARDE) in Pune have designed and established the weapon.
The Ministry stated the weapon has been developed in a record time of 4 months.
“The maker pistol fires the in-service 9mm ammunition and sports an upper receiver made from airplane grade aluminium and lower receiver from carbon fiber. 3 dimensional printing procedure has been used in creating and prototyping of numerous parts,” the Ministry said in a declaration.
It stated the weapon has substantial capacity in militaries as individual weapon for numerous missions, consisting of in counter insurgency and counter terrorism operations.
“The machine pistol is most likely to have production cost under50,000 each and has possible for exports,” it stated.
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