ICOMM signs licensing pact with Caracal to manufacture small arms

ICOMM, a group company of Megha Engineering and Infrastructure Ltd (MEIL), has signed a partnership and licensing agreement with UAE-based Caracal to locally manufacture small arms such as pistols and sniper rifles. As per the agreement, ICOMM will locally manufacture Caracal’s complete line of small arms for the Indian market at the company’s (ICOMM) manufacturing centre in Hyderabad. This marks the entry of the firm, which till now manufactured missiles, radars, and drones, into small firearms.

Notably, ICOMM will manufacture the full range of Caracal small arms, including the versatile Caracal EF pistol, modern CMP-9 submachine gun, CAR-814, CAR-816 and CAR-817 tactical rifles, CAR-817 DMR tactical sniper rifle, CSR-50 anti-material sniper rifle, CSR-338 and CSR-308 bolt action sniper rifles and the CSA-338 semi-automatic sniper rifle.