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In a first, Jammu and Kashmir police to get American Sig Sauer rifles, pistols

In a primary, Jammu and Kashmir police to get American Sig Sauer rifles, pistols | Information

Srinagar: The Jammu Kashmir police will turn out to be the primary police pressure within the nation to own the newest American weaponry.  In an try to modernise, the federal government has determined to equip Jammu Kashmir police with American Sig Sauer rifles and Sig Sauer MPX 9mm American-made pistols.  Sources stated that the Jammu and Kashmir Police had lately invited international bids for arms procurement on the federal government procurement portal GeM (Authorities e-Market). He added that this elite police of the nation will get 500 Sig Sauer 716 rifles and 100 Sig Sauer MPX 9mm pistols for SOG (particular operations teams). 
Consultants imagine that after getting this imported refined weaponry, Jammu Kashmir police shall be extra aggressive towards terrorism. 
The outline of the rifle reads, “The 7.62x51mm cartridges of the Sig Sauer-716 assault rifle is extra highly effective than the 5.56x45mm intermediate cartridges of INSAS (Indian Small Arms System) rifles utilized by the police presently and with out a journal, the three.82 kg rifle can fireplace 650-850 bullets per minute and may show to be an efficient weapon in counter-insurgency operations attributable to its vary of 500 meters.”  “As well as, the rifle is powerful, fashionable and easy to make use of in any situation. Equally, with out the journal, the two.94 kg SIG MPX 9mm pistol can fireplace 850 bullets per minute.  Each weapons are fuel powered.” Jammu Kashmir police is already outfitted with new newest light-weight bulletproof jackets and bulletproof autos to struggle terrorism within the union territory. This new weaponry is believed that it’ll assist the police to face any robust scenario, like room intervention of the budlings the place terrorists cover and through long-range assaults on terrorists.  IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar with out naming the weapons agreed that modernisation of police is on playing cards. Vijay Kumar stated, “Modernisation in Jammu Kashmir is occurring a quick monitor. We’re getting new weapons and drones for technical surveillance.” He added, “We additionally had fight gown and fight coaching, bulletproof autos and mine proof autos are being procured extra in order that operation shall be extra aggressive.” 
Kumar stated, “Most necessary is to generate enter and Jammu Kashmir police is the one who generates 75% inputs these days. And for enter gathering, many devices are given to police.” The Military has already given a number of refined rifles to its troopers guarding the Line of Management (LoC) with Pakistan and the Line of Precise Management (LAC) with China. In 2019, at the price of round Rs 700 crore, India signed a contract with Sig Sauer for 72,400 ‘Assault Rifles’.  
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