Abu Dhabi-based small arms manufacturer Caracal has unveiled two new infantry small arms weapons – the F Gen II pistol and CSA338 semi-automatic rifle – at IDEX. The new weapons are the 2nd generation of products launched by the company.
Caracal’s growing technical sophistication is highlighted by the fact that the CSA 338 is fully designed, validated, and manufactured in the UAE.
“We are extremely proud to be able to release these new industry-leading products at IDEX 2021 – the second-generation Caracal F Gen II pistol, and the CSA 338 Semi-Automatic rifle. They represent the pinnacle of innovation, performance, and reliability. Building our reputation as a leading international manufacturer of precision weaponry, we continue to place our customers at the heart of everything we do, while remaining at the forefront of innovation and product development,” said Hamad Al Ameri, Chief Executive Officer, Caracal.
The Caracal F Gen II pistol features a new ‘solid slide’ integrating multiple components providing improved performance and ease of maintenance. The company is also offering factory option of a modified slide, allowing the addition of advanced optics like reflex sights.
The polymer grip frame now has a MIL-spec picatinny rail, allowing for simple adding of multiple accessories.
Caracal’s new CSA 338 Semi-Automatic rifle, merges the concepts of a designated marksman rifle (DMR) with a 338-calibre sniper rifle into a highly precise semi-automatic weapon.
Caracal is part of the Missiles & Weapons cluster within EDGE.
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