Posted February 14, 2016 10:00 pm by Comments

By Dean Weingarten

Indian revolver

Two years ago, India’s Field Gun Factory in Kanpar, introduced the Nirbheek, an 18 ounce .32 caliber Webley clone designed for the women’s self-defense. At the beginning of this month,Ishapore Arms Factory, a famous Indian weapons maker, introduced an aluminum alloy framed .22 revolver, the Nidar. From indiatimes.com . . .

Speaking to TOI, officer in-charge of the Ishapore arms factory, P K Aggarwal said, “The .22 caliber Nidar is lightest revolver ever made in India with cheapest price tag of Rs 35,000 only. The revolver is capable of firing eight rounds loaded in a revolving chamber against Nirbheek which has only six rounds capacity.”

He said, “Unlike costly titanium alloy used in Nirbheek, for Nidar we developed a total new alloy of aluminum which is called ‘DTD5124′ and its very light and as supreme metal strength.”

Both revolvers were named after a young Indian woman who was gang raped and murdered in New Delhi in 2012. The revolver is only 5.5 inches long, and weighs 8.8 ounces. It’s quite similar to the Smith & Wesson Airlight 317 in .22 long …Read the Rest

Source:: Truth About Guns

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