Abu Dhabi, UAE, 8 January 2014 -Caracal International-a subsidiary of Tawazun Holding and the region’s leading manufacturer of pistols and rifles for the civilian, military, law enforcement and sporting markets – is getting set for its participation in the Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade Show (SHOT Show) and Conference taking place in Las Vegas, US from January 14 to 17, 2014. Caracal will showcase at the event their latest generation of products – made in UAE – to the US audience.
Caracal will be unveiling the latest range of its previously known ‘F’ and ‘C’ models, now the CP660 and CP661, as well as the sniper rifle, the CS308. All the products – which have been designed and produced in the UAE – incorporate the most modern technologies to provide the highest reliability, precision and safety.
Sultan Aouda, Chief Executive Officer of Caracal International said: “The SHOT Show is a chance for us to promote UAE craftsmanship to an international consumer base. The defense, shooting and hunting trade is developing rapidly and it has become increasingly important for us to invest time in meeting our customers and shooting enthusiasts face-to-face to get their feedback on our new products and get more insight into their needs. This is the perfect opportunity for us to show our growing US customer base what products will be in store in 2014.”
The new generation light weapons feature dynamic new designs, enhanced performance, interchangeable features and improved safety units. CP660 pistol is a modern semi-automatic pistol in 9x19mm with an 18-round magazine while the CP661 is a compact version of the CP660 which supports a 15-round magazine. The new CS308 rifle comes in .308 caliber with manually operated bolt action. These models were manufactured and tested at the Caracal factory, which is located in the Tawazun Industrial Park in Abu Dhabi.
“Being present at international exhibitions is important for us to extend our reach and for attracting partnerships with global like-minded organizations. We are really looking forward to being on ground and part of the action at SHOT Show,” Aouda added.
Caracal is one of the main sponsors of the ninth annual SHOT Show ‘Media Day’ at the Shooting Range which gives media the chance to test the products that exhibitors will be showcasing throughout the Show. It has been reported that Media Day is the largest hands-on media event in the hunting and shooting industry.
The SHOT Show is the largest and most comprehensive trade show for all professionals involved with the shooting sports, hunting and law enforcement industries. It is the world’s premier exposition of combined firearms, ammunition, law enforcement, cutlery, outdoor apparel, optics, and related products and services.