The Jammu and Kashmir police is going to induct the highly sophisticated ‘Zen ShootEdge’ corner shot pistol weapon system for close combat, reported news agency PTI adding that 100 of these pistols will be delivered, as per company officials.
This modern weapon will protect members of anti-terrorist operation parties from coming in direct fire from terrorists in close combat, which mostly takes place in congested and populated areas in Kashmir, said the security officials, quoted by the news agency.
“Recently, we have received an order from the Jammu and Kashmir Police for (procurement of) 100 such systems,” Senior Manager Sales, Zen Technologies, Baljeet Singh, told PTI.
He added that the manufacturing princess is underway and delivery will be made to the police force in the next two to three months. “The National Security Guard (NSG) has procured it,” he added.
What Is Corner Shot Pistol Weapon System?
The corner shot pistol weapon system facilitates shooting around corners and over the top of walls, without exposing the person using the pistol.
As per company officials, the ‘ShootEdge’ system helps with accurate firing in darkness and low light conditions and also facilitates firing from standing, kneeling, hip as well as lying positions
The system is mounted with high-resolution low light infrared camera, an infrared illumination, a red dot laser and tactical torch for all environments during the close combat.
The weapon system was put on display by Zen technologies at the two-day Northern Tech Symposium organised by the Indian Army in Jammu and Kashmir’s Udhampur district to identify cutting-edge technologies it needs for solving operational challenges. The symposium ended on Sunday.