Eurosatory 2018: Beretta presents its short barrel ARX200 rifle

Stelios Kanavakis

Senior Defence Analyst

Beretta Defense Technologies is showcasing the latest addition to its line of rifles, the ARX200 with a 12” barrel. A rifle that will equip the Qatari Army after the contract signed last March.

Beretta presents its short barrel ARX200 short barrel rifle
The new BDT ARX200 12" barrel rifle will be used by the Qatari Army (Picture source Army Recognition)

BDT established in January 2018 a joint venture with the Qatari holdings company Barzan, named “Bindig”, the Qatari name for rifle.

Army Recognition has learned that the contract is for 30.000 ARX200 12”-barrel rifles and 10.000 Beretta M92 pistols. The total contract is valued at EUR 70 million and deliveries will start in the following months.