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Multi-Caliber Individual Weapon System (MCIWS)

Development Assault Weapons System / Assault Rifle

Multi-Caliber Individual Weapon System (MCIWS)

Development Assault Weapons System / Assault Rifle

OVERVIEW
SPECIFICATIONS
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HISTORY
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OVERVIEW



The MCIWS remains in development as it undergoes trials to become the next standard-issue assault weapon of Indian Army forces.
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ORIGIN: India
YEAR: 2020
MANUFACTURER(S): Ordnance Factory Tiruchirappali - India
OPERATORS: India (planned)
SPECIFICATIONS



Common measurements, and their respective conversions, are shown when possible. Calibers listed may be model/chambering dependent.
ACTION: Gas-Operated; Rotating Bolt System
CALIBER(S): 5.56x45mm NATO; 7.62x39mm Soviet; 6.8mm Remington SPC (model depdendent).
LENGTH (OVERALL): 910 millimeters (35.83 inches)
LENGTH (BARREL): 560 millimeters (22.05 inches)
WEIGHT (UNLOADED): 7.50 pounds (3.40 kilograms)
SIGHTS: Iron Front and Rear; Optional Optics.
MUZZLE VELOCITY: 2,750 feet-per-second (838 meters-per-second)
RATE-OF-FIRE: 625 rounds-per-minute
RANGE (EFFECTIVE): 1,640 feet (500 meters; 547 yards)
VARIANTS



Series Model Variants
• Multi-Caliber Individual Weapon System (MCIWS) - Base Project Name.