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ST Engineering hints at new SAR21 and Ultimax 100 variants

21st June 2023 - 05:29 GMT | by Chen Chuanren in Singapore


This Ultimax 100 Mk8 has a 100-round drum magazine from ST Engineering. (Photo: Chen Chuanren)

ST Engineering continues to refine its small arms, with new variants to debut at next year's Singapore Airshow.

ST Engineering is in the process of introducing a new variant of the SAR21 assault rifle, as well as improvements to the Ultimax 100 light machine gun, both of which will be unveiled at Singapore Airshow 2024.

The Singapore-based arms manufacturer added that the BR18 and Compact Personal Weapon (CPW) have progressed from the development stage and are in production, and the CPW has been sold to undisclosed customers.

Open-source data shows the CPW was sold to a Bangladesh police special unit.

Jackson Tean, head of ST Engineering’s Integrated Soldier Systems Division, said while both the SAR21 and Ultimax 100

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Chen Chuanren


Chen Chuanren

Chen Chuanren is Shephard’s Singapore correspondent, covering primarily land and sea systems. He served in …

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