Advanced Gas Piston based Assault Rifles to be made in India by MKU with EDIC Caracal, UAE
13 April 2018, Chennai, India
MKU and EDIC Caracal signed a MoU for strategic co-operation for manufacture of the advanced CAR 817 AR rifles in India at Defexpo 2018 in Chennai. The special gas piston based design of CAR 817 AR makes it more rugged and stable in harsh conditions like mud, sand etc. and its mettle has been proven in the UAE. The Assault Rifle will be manufactured in India at MKU’s proposed facility in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh under the ‘Make in India’ initiative of the government and will be offered to the Indian Army for their requirements.
MKU and Thales team up to develop optronic devices and close quarter battle rifles for the Indian Army
10 April 2018, Chennai, India
MKU Limited and Thales have signed two MoUs for strategic co-operation in the development and production of optronic devices and F90 close quarter battle (CQB) rifle for soldiers.
The optronic devices will be co-developed by Thales and MKU and both the optronic devices and F 90 rifles will be manufactured in India at MKU’s facilities in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. These products will be offered to the Indian army and homeland security forces under the ‘Make in India’ initiative of the Government.