Jakarta, EDITOR.ID,- Indonesia, as one of the countries recognized globally as a weapons producer, displays the quality of its weapons which are in demand by many other countries. The popularity of Indonesian-made weapons is not without good reason.
Weapon products from PT Pindad feature optimal accuracy and durability in various battlefield conditions, in accordance with security and defense needs.
Based on its official website, PT Pindad currently produces 41 weapons of various types. There are rifles, sniper rifles, machine guns, mortars, grenade launchers, pistols, shotguns and submachine guns.
The following is a list of weapons made in Indonesia produced by PT Pindad which are in great demand in many countries around the world:
1. G2 Elite 9mm Pistol
The G2 Elite pistol is a 9 x 19 mm parabellum caliber pistol with a magazine capable of holding 15 bullets. This pistol has the advantage of an adjustable rear sight. With a barrel length of 5 inches, the resulting accuracy cannot be doubted.
The G2 Elite 9mm has an effective range of 25 meters and is widely used in Middle Eastern countries. On June 1 2018, PT Pindad announced a collaboration with Bhukhanvala Industries to import the G2 Elite 9mm into the ranks of the Indian state apparatus.
2. G2 Premium Pistol
G2 Premium is the top variant in the G2 pistol family. Just like the G2 Elite, the G2 Presmium is a semi-automatic pistol with a magazine capacity of 15 rounds. G2 Premium was developed from the design and frame of other G2 variants.
The features and characters of G2 Premium were fully developed from feedback from users who have operated the G2 Combat and Elite variants. Using 9 mm caliber ammunition, the G2 Premium has an effective shooting range of up to 25 meters.
3. SPR-2 Cal. 12.7mm
This weapon is a long-barreled sniper rifle with a bipod, operated by ducking for best shooting stability. The advantage is that it can shoot targets at a distance of 2 kilometers with very good accuracy.
This rifle uses bullets with a caliber of 12.7 x 99 mm. The SPR-2 is a weapon that targets military objects such as tanks or steel cars. That’s why it uses large bullets so that the magazine capacity only holds five bullets. This weapon made in Indonesia has competed with similar weapons made abroad.
4. SS2-V4 Cal. 5.56mm
Among the weapons produced by PT Pindad, the SS or assault rifle is the one most people know. Since it was first introduced, this weapon has impressed, giving birth to many variants. One of them is SS2-V4.