Jindal Defence Systems to make guns in Haryana’s Hisar

The Hisar facility includes a dedicated shooting range for rigorous testing

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Guided by the government’s ongoing ‘atmanirbharta’ or self reliance effort in the manufacturing of weapons, Jindal Defence Systems Private Limited (JDSPL) in collaboration with a Brazilian firm Taurus Armas S.A. have begun operations in a state-of-the-art facility in Haryana’s Hisar.

The joint venture—J D Taurus, JDSPL—is poised to transform the landscape of firearms manufacturing in India especially in the production of rifles, carbines, submachine guns, machine pistols and revolvers thereby contributing to reducing India’s reliance on imports.

The facility, spanning over two acres, represents a fusion of world-class expertise and cutting-edge technology—with the capability to produce up to 2,50,000 weapons a year.

“In the next financial year, the company aims to manufacture between 25,000 to 30,000 weapons,” a company release said adding that the plant is engineered for rapid scalability and product diversification.

The Union home ministry has already cleared all necessary permissions clearances.

The trials and tests have been carried out with stringent quality control measures that have been mirrored from Taurus Armas. The entire process, from design to integration, testing and firing checks, is being supervised meticulously.

On the occasion, Chief Business Officer, JD Taurus, Col Amit Baveja (Retd), said: “Our focus remains equipping the Government sector, particularly the military, paramilitary forces as well as various state police, with superior weapons to meet their evolving demands.”

Global CEO of Taurus Armas, Mr Salesio Nuhs said: “We are proud to be part of this momentous occasion as we commence production at our joint venture facility in Hisar. By leveraging our combined strengths and the latest technological advancements, we are confident in our ability to meet the evolving needs of the defence sector.”

The Hisar facility includes a dedicated shooting range for rigorous testing, ensuring the reliability of each firearm and adherence to stringent quality control measures, quality labs for metallographic and meteorological testing, and an assembling area managed by an Access Control System.


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