Posted May 18, 2017 2:00 pm by Comments

By Ronaldo Olive

In 1997, while Brazilian Army Captain (later, Lieutenant-Colonel) Paulo Augusto Capetti Porto was working at IMBEL’s Fábrica de Itajubá as head of the R&D Office, several interesting ideas materialized into a series of prototypes generally designated as FIL-97 (Fuzil Imbel Leve, Light Imbel Rifle) with 437mm barrels and FILC-97 (Fuzil Imbel Leve Curto, Short Light […]

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