Small Arms Thread

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Re: Small Arms Thread

Postby abhik » 06 Jan 2019 17:42

In terms of design, metallurgy and performance parameters, the rifle and sight shall be ‘State of the Art’

They might as well have said it has to be TFTA :rotfl:

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Re: Small Arms Thread

Postby Thakur_B » 11 Jan 2019 09:44

Army chief has commented in a recent press conference that Northern Command shall be getting sniper rifles by month end.

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Re: Small Arms Thread

Postby Neshant » 11 Jan 2019 09:51

Supposedly some Indian gun was mentioned in a rap song.

Anyone know what the gun was and what the rap song was?

I think the gun was the JVPC carbine but I'm not sure.

Update : Oh wait, i found it. It is indeed the JVPC also known as the MSMC


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Re: Small Arms Thread

Postby Thakur_B » 13 Jan 2019 17:04

Thakur_B wrote:Army chief has commented in a recent press conference that Northern Command shall be getting sniper rifles by month end.


https://theprint.in/security/indian-arm ... ynHi4FEB9d

Barrett M95 .50 Cal

Beretta's Victrix Armament Scorpio TGT in .338 Lapua Magnum

Let the fun times begin.

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Re: Small Arms Thread

Postby ks_sachin » 13 Jan 2019 18:15

The Sig 716 and Caracal have the same designers who designed the khk416...

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Re: Small Arms Thread

Postby souravB » 13 Jan 2019 20:00

and supposedly caracal design is tweaked to work excellently in sandy conditions which is the bane of many good rifles.
How those tweaks affect the performance in very cold and tropical climates is yet to be seen.
But we basically bought HK416 mk2 and 3. nice. :D

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Re: Small Arms Thread

Postby ks_sachin » 13 Jan 2019 20:19

I still feel that we should have stolen the designs and done our own. After all every design is an evolution.

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Re: Small Arms Thread

Postby ks_sachin » 13 Jan 2019 20:31

It’s the bloody 7..62x39 I cannae figure

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Re: Small Arms Thread

Postby ramana » 14 Jan 2019 04:52

5719 new sniper rifles will be inducted into the Army this month, replacing Russian 7.62 mm Dragonov. New sniper rifles include Beretta .338 Lapua Magmum Scorpio TGT and .50 Calibre Sniper Rifle M95 MS Barrett, amongst others. Welcome to the Army. Go forth and serve with honour. https://t.co/jN7WhlOnz3

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Re: Small Arms Thread

Postby rkhanna » 14 Jan 2019 17:56

ramana wrote:5719 new sniper rifles will be inducted into the Army this month, replacing Russian 7.62 mm Dragonov. New sniper rifles include Beretta .338 Lapua Magmum Scorpio TGT and .50 Calibre Sniper Rifle M95 MS Barrett, amongst others. Welcome to the Army. Go forth and serve with honour. https://t.co/jN7WhlOnz3



It would be more interesting if (even due to knee jerk) we actually developed a proper Sniper Program to go along with the kit

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Re: Small Arms Thread

Postby souravB » 14 Jan 2019 18:10

rkhanna wrote:

It would be more interesting if (even due to knee jerk) we actually developed a proper Sniper Program to go along with the kit

it will if not already has been setup. These are much more powerful rounds and need different training methodologies. usually rifle sells of this size are accompanied by a training program too. Trainers would be very quick to point out the deficiencies in existing program. If IA listen to them when IA finds out that they are now able to take out a target upwards of 2miles comfortably, IA will roll out the program.
Also with increased bonhomie with the US army, the doctrines will rub off at some point.


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