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Indian Small Arms Thread

Discussion in 'Tactical Hardware' started by Gessler, May 20, 2017.

  1. Hellfire

    Hellfire Devil's Advocate THINKER

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    Screen Shot 2017-10-03 at 4.02.07 PM.png @Blackjay

    I noticed the jam in both instances. It is quite normal in INSAS system. And that is why, I said QA. Firstly in the desert pattern and subsequently in the black finish folded butt (which was apparent and quite prominent as occurred after 1st round itself; immediately after this round was fired).



    I have been highly critical of OFB and DPSUs here, for once did not want to go on the rant ;)

    But .. and then they cry foul when Army laughs at their claims of 'world class product' :D
     
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    Agent_47 Admin - Blog IDF NewBie

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    shaktimaan Lieutenant FULL MEMBER

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    They said they like it :p
     
  4. Zer0reZ

    Zer0reZ 2nd Lieutant FULL MEMBER

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    BEL TRINETRA MRWS (MULTI PURPOSE REFLEX WEAPON SIGHT)

    Trinetra is Indian designed reflex sight which is a parallax free , compact , light weight and rugged weapons sight for instant target acquisition.
    A highly precise reticule , superimposed on the target scene , acts as an aim point for accurate firing. Fired has got the advantage of keeping both eyes open , during firing with Trinetra
    To further enhance the capabilities of soldier and wept during CQB or Night, Trinetra is equipped with in built visible (red) and invisible (IR) laser spot designator which makes Trinetra an all in one versatile sight for all possible combat scenarios.

    • Fast target acquisition
    • Accurate aiming with precise reticule
    • Large window for easy ops
    • Visible laser spot designator
    • Invisible laser spot designator
    • LDR for auto intensity control
    • Zeroing mechanism
    • Brightness adjustment
    • Low light / Night modes
    • Facilitates both eyes shooting.

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    Zer0reZ 2nd Lieutant FULL MEMBER

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  6. Gessler

    Gessler Lt. Colonel Technical Analyst

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    From recent Indian International Security Expo 2017:

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    7.62x51mm Sniper Rifle

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    INSAS-1C (5.56x45mm Nato)

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    38mm and 40mm multi-shot launchers, indigenous 40mm UBGL (for INSAS as well as AKs)

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    Trichy Assault Rifle (TAR)

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    7.62x39mm Ghaatak and OFB 12-gauge Pump-Action shotgun
     
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  7. GuardianRED

    GuardianRED Captain FULL MEMBER

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    Nitpicking
    1) Why are they displaying these arms in their metallic finish? - looks kinda cheap - Why not use the matt finish ( sorry i know the matt finish is some kind of protective coating - request that member to mention the type of coating here again)

    2) It is just me or does the Sniper Rifle is pretty unimpressive - The Old Lee enfield Isphapora rifle still looks better
     
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    Gessler Lt. Colonel Technical Analyst

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    Phosphate coating. The process of applying this is called Parkerizing.

    Why they display the cheap metallic finish? Because this is OFB we're talking about. Not H&K, FNH, Colt or IWI. These sarkari naukri guys have little to no concept of doing PR and doing it right.

    It is unremarkable, yes. But it doesn't need to be anything special either. It's a simple bolt action .308 rifle developed to a very specific Army requirement IMO. As long as it's accurate & light-weight enough I don't care how it looks.
     
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  9. GuardianRED

    GuardianRED Captain FULL MEMBER

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    Sadly Agree :(

    Still how is the round loaded in the sniper rifle ? no sign of a Mag on the piece nor on the brochure
     
  10. Gessler

    Gessler Lt. Colonel Technical Analyst

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    It's magazine-fed. It has a small 5-round mag that goes completely inside the furniture so from side it looks like it doesn't have a mag.

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    If you look closely just fore of the trigger group you can see it:

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    Pic credit: Kunal Biswas
     
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    low cost remotely controlled armed sentry cum surveillance system

    BSF improvisation using existing resources / systems available with it

    here mounted with INSAS LMG

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    HELLBENT FULL MEMBER

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    what happens when it runs out of its 30 rounds very quickly

    wouldn't a belt fed box type magazine be better for prolonged engagement without the need of reloading after 30 rounds as will be the case with insas lmg


    MMG with more rounds at disposal will be a better option in my opinion
     
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    Yes you are very right a MMG will be more suited

    Still guessing this is just Show and Tell - They needed a weapon to demonstrate - and looks like the INSAS was the nearest !
     
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