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India seeks equipment for Garud SOF

14th June 2017 - 08:52 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Hong Kong

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In May the Indian Ministry of Defence (MoD) issued three RfIs for 7.62mm rifles, 9x19mm submachine guns and 9x19mm pistols for the Indian Air Force’s (IAF) Garud Commando Force.

Both local and foreign vendors invited to submit responses by 8 July. 

The desired quantity of  7.62mm rifles is 600, as well as an associated 200 40mm under-barrel grenade launchers. Interestingly, the MoD has not specified any length, weight or magazine capacity for these rifles, though they must have a minimum 300m range. 

A Picatinny rail at the 12 o’clock position, as well as additional rails at the 3 o’clock and

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

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