Taiwan’s new next-generation modular self disclosure of light weapons system (Figure)
T97 assault rifle
[site August 27, 2009 Roundup] China Taiwan region, “Defense Department” has revealed the armed forces is currently being developed for next-generation light weapons. In 2009, China Taiwan Aerospace & Defense Technology Exhibition (Taipei Aerospace & Defense Technology Exhibition, TADTE), the debut of China Taiwan region T97 assault rifle, T85 grenade launchers and guns hanging T93 sniper rifle.
T97 assault rifle is still in development, that the armed forces of China Taiwan region to provide a multi-caliber program. Moving parts can be replaced by the rifle and barrel, from the 5.56 mm carbine into a 9 mm weapon. According to the China Taiwan region, “Defense Ministry” 205 Arsenal Armaments Bureau, said the weapons will be tested later in 2009, to verify its compatibility with the 7.62 mm bullets. Allegedly, though so far not been signed for the armed forces of China Taiwan region T97 assault rifle of the contract, but it is expected that the rifle will be delivered 2012 to 2013 units. China Taiwan region of the rifle special operations forces have expressed interest, although the U.S. military in recent years from about 100 to buy a M4 style 5.56 mm carbine.
active region China Taiwan and the upcoming T91 rifle T97 assault rifle can be equipped with the installation of Taiwan, “Defense Ministry” of the T85 40-mm gun linked to grenade launchers. T85 is a gun hanging in the M203 grenade launcher developed from the basis, it can transmit low-speed dual-purpose grenades and grenades. T85 weighs 1.5 kg, length 405 mm. Display T93 7.62mm sniper rifle from China Taiwan region, “Defense Ministry” 205 Arsenal Armaments Bureau for the implementation of safety surveillance and special forces sniper combat missions designed. Only a small number of troops currently fighting rifle use. Rifle single shot mode and rotating bolt-action, and with a capacity of shells with the magazine capacity of 5 rounds, the rifle is about 1100 mm. Not equipped with binoculars and rifle bipod when the weight of 6 kg. (Northern Science and Technology Information Institute Liu Jing)