About Small Arms | Light Weapons

Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) is a term used in arms control protocols to refer to two main classes of weapons:

Small Arms: Hand-held small caliber fire arms, usually consisting of handguns, rifles, shotguns, manual, semi-automatic, and fully automatic weapons and man-portable machineguns.

Light Weapons: Include a wide range of medium-caliber and explosive ordnance, including man-portable and vehicle-mounted antipersonnel, antitank and antiaircraft rockets, missiles, grenade launchers, rocket launchers, landmines, antiaircraft guns, mortars, hand grenades and rocket-propelled grenades (RPGs), and so on.

Manufacturing of SA|LW are basically done on lathe machines also known as "the mother of machine tools" as it was the first machine tool that lead to invention of other machine tools.

In our modern Computer Numeric Control (CNC) and Vertical Machining Centre (VMC) systems end-to-end component design is highly automated using Computer-Aided Design (CAD) and Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM) programs.

All shotguns, rifles and pistols made today, and much of the ammunition that they use, employ functional technology that has not changed in 100 years and longer. Most of these designs were invented by three men, John Moses Browning (1855-1926) Peter Paul Mauser (1838-1914) and Dr. Mikhail Kalashnikov (1919-2013).

Whereas now with a growing list of Intellectual Property that includes 22 Patents, a New Generation of designs and technology ranging from gunstocks to scope mounts, rifle, pistol and shotgun barrels, bolt and automatic actions, these new generation designs now changes the firearms world with design and patents of a new process in support, that enables full reliability, accuracy with interchangeability of gun components and stocks.

BSS Materiel Limited is an authorized representatives in India SAARC region for various international weapon designers and developers and highly reputed OEMs Original Equipment Manufacturers viz. Concern Kalashnikov, Lobaev Arms, and IRRPL who have designed developed and tested for accuracy & reliability more than 150 firearms being made today including Sniper Rifle, Ultra Long-Range Anti Material Sniper Rifle, Light Machine Gun, CQB Carbine, Assault Rifle, Under Water Assault Rifle, CQB multi caliber Pistol and Sniper Rifles, also offering; combat-proven ultra long-range precision Riflescopes & Telescopic Day Sights.

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