Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Muskets & Bolt-Actions to be replaced by Autoloaders...

While American anti-gun nuts seek to limit or ban semi-auto firearms, other countries are eager to upgrade from ancient muskets (!?) & pre-WW2 era bolt-action rifles to modern magazine fed self-loading rifles...
INSAS rifles to replace muskets, 303s in Tihar
NEW DELHI: The guards at high-security Tihar Jail were so far making do with outdated rifles procured by the prison in the 1980s. Shockingly, a recent check of the weapons revealed that a majority were not even in working condition. The prison administration has now ordered for modern INSAS rifles as a replacement for the older 303 ones being used by the guards. "The musket and 303 rifles being used in the prison are being replaced. In the first phase, we are procuring 100 INSAS rifles to replace the 303s"...

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