Peruvian Ministry of Interior began the acquisition process of 30,000 9mm pistols

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Defence & Security News - Peru

 
 
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 04:50 PM
 
Peruvian Ministry of Interior began the acquisition process of 30,000 9mm pistols
The Peruvian Ministry of the Interior (MININTER) - via its Logistics Division - is preparing to begin the process of acquiring 30,000 9mm pistols for the Peruvian National Police, to which was added, as told by the Peruvian Minister of Interior, Daniel Urresti, a supply agreement with Factory Arms and Ammunition (FAME) for permanently acquiring ammunition.
     
The Peruvian Ministry of the Interior (MININTER) - via its Logistics Division - is preparing to begin the process of acquiring 30,000 9mm pistols for the Peruvian National Police, to which was added, as told by the Peruvian Minister of Interior, Daniel Urresti, a supply agreement with Factory Arms and Ammunition (FAME) for permanently acquiring ammunition. Beretta Px4 Storm
     
The initial evaluation of the Peruvian Directorate of Logistics includes, among others, the Beretta Px4 Storm, H & K USP, L9-A1 Steyr and Walter P99.

The Beretta Px4 Storm - which has a new security system - has a length of 192 mm, a barrel length of 102 mm (4 ") and weights 700 gr without magazine. The initial velocity of the projectile is 360 m / s, which has an effective range, depending on the type of ammunition, of about 50 m. The Px4 Storm is in used in the Police Forces of Argentina, Canada, USA, Italy, Mexico and Venezuela.

     
The Peruvian Ministry of the Interior (MININTER) - via its Logistics Division - is preparing to begin the process of acquiring 30,000 9mm pistols for the Peruvian National Police, to which was added, as told by the Peruvian Minister of Interior, Daniel Urresti, a supply agreement with Factory Arms and Ammunition (FAME) for permanently acquiring ammunition. Steyr L9-A1
     
In turn, the H & K USP - used in 22 countries - measures 195 mm, has a barrel of 108 mm (4.25 ") and weights 748 gr. The projectile velocity reaches 364 m / s with a maximum range of 50 m.

The Steyr L9-A1 has a total length of 188 mm, with a barrel length of 115 mm (4.53 ") and a weight of 817 gr. It uses magazine of 17 rounds, and has a range of 50 m.

Finally, Walter P99, which has 10, 15, 17 or 20 rounds magazines - has a length of 180 mm, a 102 mm barrel (4 ") and empty weight of 630 gr projectile, speed is 408 m / s and the effective range is located to 60 m. The Walter P99 is in use in Canada, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Holland, England, Iraq, Ireland, Malaysia, Poland, Portugal, Turkey and Ukraine. On the other hand, it is noted that Peruvian MININTER has also pending acquisition (with an investment of 4.5 million dollars) of 10,000 high resistance body armors - known locally as "Robocop" - to equip Riot Units. It also assesses the acquisition of about 200 assault rifles 5.56 x 45 mm, 40 Sniper Rifles 7.62 x 51 mm, 40 machine guns 5.56 x 45 mm and 200 40mm grenade launchers for the Peruvian National Special Operations Direction (DIROES).

 

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