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International Defence & Security Exhibition
10 - 13 September 2013
London, United Kingdom
Beretta unveils new variant of the ARX160 at DSEI 2013
|Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 10:35 PM|
|Beretta unveils ARX160A3 Assault rifle and GLX 160 at DSEI 2013.|
At DSEI 2013, Beretta has developed the next generation of small arms with the ARX160 and GLX 160 (Grenade Launcher) are closely integrated and developed in conjunction with the Future Soldier programme of the Italian Army to cater to all requirements of the modern soldier.
Beretta ARX160 A3 at DSEI 2013
The ARX160 A3 can be configured in numerous variants depending on operational requirements with minimum change of parts. The ARX is capable of single shot and fully automatic fire. The weapon was NATO qualified in 2010, after undergoing stringent testing in adverse conditions and various operational scenarios and is the only in-production and in-service multi-calibre weapon (with 3 calibres) available in the market. The upper and lower receiver are made of high impact reinforced polymer and the barrel from specialised steel made to Beretta specification and is nickel-chromium plated with different rifling pitch in accordance to the caliber to provide unmatched precision and reliability.
Beretta ARX160 A3 with its 40mm Grenade Launcher GLX 160 at DSEI 2013