- Jun 21, 2018
Second batch of 72,000 Sig 716i has been ordered.@1:15 the reporter says the second 72K batch has been ordered but I'm not sure if that's true @Gessler
+ the rifle really doesn't look too unwieldy in service, it just looks off because of the long hand guard, if there was some light, pistol grip and sights fitted it would look well proportioned
https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.an...fles-from-indian-soldiers20210313224642?amp=1According to Colonel Aman Anand, Army spokesperson, all infantry battalions deployed at key locations have got this weapon while in other infantry, 50 per cent of troops have it.
Approximately 1 lakh 44 Sig Sauer rifles have been given to Indian troops, government sources said.
https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.th...eli-borne-operations/article34067221.ece/amp/The army recently procured 72,500 Sig Sauer assault rifles from the US, and the Centre has ordered a second batch of 72,500.