Infantry Weapons

Czech designed pistols to be manufactured by FAME in Peru

09 September 2016

Czech small arms manufacturer Ceska Zbrojovka Uhersky Brod has signed a contract with Peruvian military-owned small arms producer FAME to assemble and maintain semi-automatic pistols at the latter's facility in Lima.

Ceska Zbrojovka has supplied production machinery and provided the necessary training to FAME employees during the course of the summer according to Ceska Zbrojovka spokesperson Hana Smilkova.

"This marks the first time that a Czech company has entered into a contract of this type with a Peruvian company active in the defence sector and also the first occasion that Ceska Zbrojovka Uhersky Brod has commenced technological co-operation with a company in the region of Latin America", Ceska Zbrojovka sales director Marcela Riosova told IHS Jane's on 8 September.

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