Abu Dhabi, 19th March 2012 (WAM) – Leading small arms manufacturer, Caracal, has introduced its first 9mm carbine at ISNR 2012.

The Caracal CC 10, adding another level of performance and modularity to Caracal’s weapon family, will be available to customers in 2 variants: The CC10 SB (short barrel version) and the CC10 LB (long barrel version).

Where the SB version is aiming for the professional law enforcement market, the LB version is aiming to the civil consumer market as it is ideal for sports target shooting.

The CC10 includes most modern technologies to provide highest reliability, precision and safety. Some of the CC10 features are a short travel trigger, magazines with 15, 18 or 30 round capacity (magazines are interchangeable with the Caracal pistol family), ambidextrous magazine release and full tactical rails.

Salem al Matroushi, Chief Operating Officer of Caracal, said: “The Caracal CC10 represents another example of Caracal’s commitment to innovation and focus on the continuous improvement of its range of products to meet the requirements of Caracal customers all over the world.

About Caracal International

Beginning in 2003, a team of leading European weapon designers, in cooperation with UAE professional weapons users, developed a range of modern pistols incorporating a high content of innovative solutions, protected by internationally registered patents and verified successfully through independent tests.

The final product was subjected to grueling tests, carried out by the Federal German Armed Forces Testing House WTD91 in Meppen, Germany. These included metallurgic and composite analysis, functional fitness-for-purpose and quality evaluation, endurance firing, environmental exposure, safety and accuracy tests. The Caracal comprehensively passed and its compliance with the NATO D14 test criteria, along with that of the German TA Police Standard and the Federal Armed Forces Technical Purchasing standard. The company was officially launched during the 2007 IDEX exhibition in Abu Dhabi.

The Caracal F and C 9mm pistols were introduced to the international small arms world during the same event.

Today, Caracal International is a small arms brand which offers a complete range of small arms solutions.

Learn more about Caracal International at www.caracal-usa.com.