BANDUNG - President Director of PT Pindad (Persero), Abraham Mose said that in the field of weaponry, the best son of PT Pindad has succeeded in giving sniper rifle 388 (8.6 mm) or SPR 4.
This rifle was born to meet the operational needs of Indonesia Armed Forces soldiers who need a shotgun with a firepower of 1.5 km.
"The presence of this latest Sniper variant has completed the ranks of previous sniper rifles that have been developed by PT Pindad such as SPR 3 (caliber 7.62 mm) and SPR 2 (caliber 12.7 mm)," he told reporters in Bandung, Monday (9 / 10/2017)
Abraham explained that SPR 4 has specifications: weight with filled magazine filled with 11.5 kg ± 0.2 kg, weapons length 1,298 ± 3 mm, 5 munition gun capacity, single and safe firing mode, optical sight shoot.
"SPR 4 also has a working bolt action system with rotary locking system," said Abraham.
Abraham affirmed PT Pindad (Persero) will always improve the quality and develop various product innovations to support the fulfillment of defense equipment and as an effort to realize the independence of the domestic defense industry.
PT Pindad besides producing the main equipment defence system also has a division that produces industrial machinery and heavy equipment such as excavators, railway hooks, traction motors, generators to ship cranes.
"We will try to realize the independence of the domestic defense industry by improving the quality and innovation of products to support main equipment defence system fulfillment," he concluded (MAT)