India’s first indigenous machine pistol developed jointly by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and Indian Army was displayed at the Army’s innovation display event. The ‘Make in India’ gun would be offered to replace the 9mm pistols in the defence forces.
The machine pistol can fire at a range of 100 metres and is in the class of the Uzi series guns of Israel. The prototype has fired over 300 rounds in the last four months of its development.
DRDO-designed sub-machine gun successfully undergoes user trials
Earlier, DRDO-designed sub-machine gun successfully underwent defence ministry’s user trails in December. The 5.56×30 mm sub-machinegun designed by the DRDO has already successfully undergone the defence ministry’s user trials and is all set to be inducted into the services. DGQA Directorate General of Quality Assurance
5.56×30 mm Protective Carbine is a gas-operated semi null-pup automatic weapon having more than 700 rpm rate of fire.
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