Italian Rifle Production in Romania

Italian Rifle Production in Romania 3 April, 2019


Italy-based arms manufacturer Beretta signed an arms production agreement with the Romanian company's Plopeni Mechanic Plant (Societatea Uzina Mecanica Plopeni), a subsidiary of Romanian state defence association Romarm. Thus, Romania has gained the ability to produce ARX-160 infantry rifles.

According to Romanian Economy Minister Niculae Badalau, the ARX-160 and another rifle will be produced in Romania. The minister, who announced that a joint subsidiary will be established with 80% of the Romanian side, and that the company will make production, did not give more details about the agreement.

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