CRPF to procure 8000 Nos. of 7.62X39 mm Assault Rifles

The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) intends to procure 8000 Nos. of Assault Rifles (7.62X39 mm) and has issued tender / Request for Proposal (RFP) for the same. Following are some of the key Qualitative Requirements (QRs) that are desired by the CRPF and have been mentioned in the tender document:

Calibre – 7.62mm

Ammunition – 7.62X39mm (Compatible with Indian make Ammunition)

Type of Fire – Automatic/Semi-Automatic

Cyclic Rate of Fire- 600 Round/minute minimum

Overall Length (Butt retracted/Folded Fixed) –

  • Folded / retracted – 750 mm (Maximum)
  • Extended / Fixed – 950 mm (Maximum)

Including muzzle attachment and excluding Bayonet

Rifling – 4Grooves (Minimum)

Life of Barrel – 15000 rds (Minimum)

Operation – Gas

Locking – Rotating Bolt

Weight of Rifle with empty magazine – Maximum 4 Kg

Capacity of Magazine – 30 Rds minimum

Effective Range – 300m minimum

Picatinny Rail for reflex and PNV Sight – 360-degree rail MIL Std 1913 is required

Flash Eliminator – Essential

Barrel – Chromium Plated