Why the GIGN Chose the Manurhin MR 73 Revolver for Counter-Terror | Republic World
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Published 20:14 IST, May 20th 2024

Why Does the Elite GIGN Counter-Terrorism Force Choose a Revolver Over a Semi-Automatic Pistol

In 1974, the GIGN, France's elite counter-terrorism unit, made the unconventional choice of the Manurhin MR 73 revolver as their sidearm.

Reported by: Yuvraj Tyagi
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20:14 IST, May 20th 2024

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