Boosting the ‘Make in India’ initiative, Rifle Factory Ishapore has indigenously developed the country’s lightest revolver, ‘Nidar’ which weighs a mere 250 gm, half the weight of an earlier model ‘Nirbheek’, which was exclusively designed for women. According to officials, the idea behind creating Nidar was to arm office-going professional men and women, so that they can defend themselves on city streets.
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Source Credits: Arvind Chauhan in The Economic Times Defence. The photo above is for illustrative purpose only and shows Deepika Padukone dance with a revolver.