LWI - Land Warfare

India reboots CQB rifle tender

14th June 2017 - 08:11 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Hong Kong


This month the Indian Army launched a supplementary RfI to obtain 44,000 much-needed 5.56mm close-quarter battle (CQB) carbines.

These are intended to replace its retired Sterling 1A1 9mm submachine guns, with responses due on 15 July.

The CQB carbine being sought from either local or foreign manufacturers is to have ...

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