Indian Navy contract for Israeli Masada Pistol to PLR Systems Limited, a joint venture between Adani Group & Israeli Weapon Industries (IWI)

November 3, 2021 Photo(s): By IWI
MASADA 9mm polymer framed striker-fired pistol

The order is for 500 pistols under fast track process & is expected to be completed by early 2022. The Adani group had announced during August 2021 that it was incorporating a new company — PLR Systems (India) Limited, jointly with IWI, to manufacture defence and security equipment for supporting the Indian Armed Forces.

MASADA 9mm polymer framed striker-fired pistol was developed in order to provide a state of art pistol to meet the requirements of modern warfare. The MASADA features a low profile barrel for reduced perceived recoil. Fully ambidextrous controls and enhanced ergonomics which provide a natural and instinctive pointing grip angle. Masada’s frame is made of high strength, impact resistant fiberglass reinforced polymers. It is built to withstand all types of military use in extremely harsh environmental conditions; has a magazine with a capacity of 17+1 & Fixed 3-dot Tritium illuminated night sights (optional).