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PT Pindad wields four new weapons

16th June 2016 - 07:44 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Hong Kong


PT Pindad, an Indonesian state-owned company specialising in armaments and military vehicles, launched four new weapon types during a ceremony at the Ministry of Defence on 9 June. 

The four weapons are: 7.62mm SS3 assault rifle, 5.56mm SS2 Subsonic assault rifle, 9mm PM3 submachine gun and 9mm G2 Premium automatic pistol.

The SS3 is an upgrade of the in-service SS2 assault rifle. A statement from PT Pindad said, ‘The SS3 uses 7.62mm ammunition and has been designed as a designated marksman rifle for use in assault teams that require a high level of accuracy.’

Silmy Karim, CEO of PT

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Gordon Arthur


Gordon Arthur

Gordon Arthur was the Asia Pacific editor for Shephard Media. Born in Scotland and educated …

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