India’s first indigenous 9 mm machine pistol has been collectively developed by the Defence Analysis and Improvement Organisation (DRDO) and the Indian Military, the Defence Ministry stated on Thursday.
It stated the Military’s infantry faculty in Mhow and the DRDO’s Armament Analysis and Improvement Institution (ARDE) in Pune have designed and developed the weapon.
The ministry stated the weapon has been developed in a document time of 4 months.
“The machine pistol fires the in-service 9mm ammunition and sports activities an higher receiver made out of plane grade aluminium and decrease receiver from carbon fibre. 3 dimensional printing course of has been utilized in designing and prototyping of assorted components,” it stated in an announcement.
It stated the weapon has big potential in armed forces as private weapon for numerous missions, together with in counter insurgency and counter terrorism operations.
“The machine pistol is prone to have manufacturing value below Rs 50,000 every and has potential for exports,” it stated.
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