KANPUR || The longest range revolver, made at the ordinance factor in Kanpur, has been launched in the arms market an official said on Saturday. ADG Prem Prakash and the senior general manager of the Field Gun factory handed over the revolvers to the arms dealers who numbered around 200, the official further informed.
The revolver has been named ‘Nishank’ and its a .32 bore calibre, with a minimum range of 50 metres.
The effective range earlier was 15-20 metres. The trigger of this revolver is special. It weighs 740 gram and the barrel is 131.65 mm long. The range is 50 metres and the revolving chamber has 6 rounds.