India’s first indigenously developed lightest revolver (gun) Nidar weighing merely 250 grams was successfully launched to boost the “Make In India” initiative.
It has been designed and manufactured by the state-run Rifle Factory Ishapore located in West Bengal. The revolver Nidar exclusively designed for Women weight merely 250 grams, which is much lighter than Nirbheek ( 500 Grams).
The 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.” It has a range 7 meters with precise accuracy. It has cylinder capacity of eight bullets and made up of DTD5124 alloy of aluminium which is very light in weight and has supreme metal strength.
Extra Info :
Officer in-charge of the Ishapore arms factory : P K Aggarwal
So lets discuss some questions related to this post which can be asked in the upcoming exams :
1. Name the lightest revolver which has been launched recently ?
2. The Nidar revolver has been manufactured by which factory ?