Defence Minister Rajnath Singh gives “F-INSAS” system to Indian Army
- Defence Minister of India, Rajnath Singh handed over to the Indian Army the much-awaited Future Infantry Soldier as a System (F-INSAS) at the unveiling ceremony of various defence and strategic systems held in Delhi. The full gear of the F-INSAS includes an AK-203 assault rifle, which is a Russian-origin gas-operated, magazine-fed, select-fire assault rifle.
- The units of the rifle, which has a range of 300 metres, will be manufactured by an India-Russia joint venture.
- A rifle-mounted holographic sight with a range of 200 meters has been provided for target acquisition.
- A helmet-mounted night vision facility has been provided for infantry. The helmet and vest can protect from 9 mm ammunition and AK-47 assault rifles.
- A hands-free headset has been provided for communication with command posts and other elements on the battlefield.
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Published date : 18 Aug 2022 05:38PM