Monday, January 10, 2011

Indian Army looks for multi caliber Infantry Assault Rifles for FINSAS

Indian Army is expecting information on Infantry Assault Rifles from manufacturers. Indian Army is looking for a modern rifle for its F-INSAS programme. For the Integrated Sighting System, it is looking at the options of luminous tipped Flip-up iron sights, Holographic Sight / Reflex Sight, Visible Laser Target Pointer / Laser Illuminator and Telescopic Sight. The rifle is expected to be required with Under Barrel Grenade Launcher (UBGL)...calibers it is looking at is (aa) 5.56 X 45mm, (ab) 7.62 X 39mm, (ac) 7.62 X 51mm, (ad) 6.8 X 43mm and (ae) 6.5 Grendel....
----Full article at Frontier India----
Their present rifle looks like a combination of a Galil/R4, FAL & AK., at least they are open minded and forward looking regarding a new rifle. The problem for the India is not firearms, but more and better firearms in the right hands, as the Bombay/Mumbai massacre proved: British influenced Anti-gun India remains a soft-target for terrorist scum (however a budding gun-rights movement is growing there)...(S9)

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