Tag: Caracal

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Caracal Pistols Update

UAE gun manufacturer Caracal’s status in the US has largely been in limbo after the company had to recall every Model C pistol they ever made. Many speculated that reports of slides breaking was the reason behind the recall. Caracal has been at the past few SHOT [Read More…]

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Caracal at IDEX

Caracal had their firearms on display at the 2015 International Defence Exhibition & Conference held in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The weapons included the CAR816, CC10 and CS308. The CAR816 is an M-4/AR-15 style assault rifle: The CS308 is a precision rifle chambered in .308 [Read More…]

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Caracal’s New Line of Pistols

After the complete recall of every Model C pistol made by the company, Caracal announced a replacement line of striker-fired pistols.  These pistols were announced in late 2013, and shown at the 2014 SHOT Show. When I spoke with a Caracal rep at the show, he advised [Read More…]

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The Curious Caracal KABOOM

The Caracal pistol pictured above KABOOMed a few months ago in Pakistan. Not normally seen in the catastrophic failure of pistols  is a slide splitting in two. It is not uncommon for a cheap zinc-alloy, aka “pot metal”, slides on budget pistols to crack [Read More…]

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Caracal .40S&W Pistol

The Caracal pistol design began in 2003 with European arms designers, headed by Wilhelm Bubits, collaborating on the project for the UAE. The end result is the 9mm Caracal F which entered UAE service in 2007 while boasting fewer parts than Glock models. At SHOT 2013 the [Read More…]

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Caracal pistol review

Linoge attended a shoot organized by UAE pistol manufacturer Caracal. They did so much shooting the guns needed to be cooled in water. The pistols get a mixed review from Linoge who had some problems with the pistol’s slide and magazine.

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Caracal H Hammer Pistol

At IDEX ’11 Caracal unveiled a prototype for their first hammer operated pistol. Their current pistols are all striker operated. I know little about this gun, other than it has a Scandium frame and is probably chambered in 9x19mm like their other pistols.

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Caracal CSR Sniper Rifle

The UAE’s only gun manufacturer, Caracal International, have developed their first rifle. The Caracal Sniper Rifle (CSR) is a bolt action chambered in either .308 Win. or .300 Win. Mag. The magazine holds 10 rounds. It features a fully adjustable stock, quad [Read More…]