Taurus identifies new business opportunities in the Defense and Security sector in IndiaTaurus identifies new business opportunities in the Defense and Security sector in India

With renowned specialists, workshops and product exhibitions

Taurus and Companhia Brasileira de Cartuchos (CBC) will be present as the main sponsors and exhibitors at Shot Fair Brasil 2022, which will be held between August 3 and 6 at the Expoville Convention and Exhibition Center in Joinville (SC).

The event will hold, in a 20 thousand m² area, stands with large national and international brands of products and services for the weapons and ammunition sector, with the purpose of bringing the market’s technological innovations and generating business. World leaders in their segments, Taurus and CBC will have the largest stand among the exhibitors at Shot Fair Brasil 2022.

In all there will be 240 m², where visitors will find a complete portfolio of products that are successful in the national and international firearms and ammunition scenario, as well as the brands’ innovations. Those who visit the Taurus and CBC booth can also experience a virtual reality game developed exclusively for the fair.

The attraction simulates a shooting booth with three options of weapons – the recently released Taurus GX4 Graphene, the rifle T4 .300 BLK and the CBC Pump Military rifle cal. 12 – and characteristic targets for each type of weapon. Time and score will be recorded daily, establishing a ranking among the participants at the end of the day. The first place on 08/03 (exclusive day for the segment’s shopkeepers) and the first place in the general ranking between 08/04 and 08/06 (days of the fair open to the public) will have the opportunity to visit the Taurus factory in the United States.

Those who place 2nd and 3rd on the day exclusive to retailers, and 1st and 2nd on the days open to the public will have a visit to the company based in São Leopoldo, in Rio Grande do Sul. In all, 10 players will be awarded for the best performance and score.

Taurus will exhibit at Shot Fair Brazil 122 deactivated weapons, being 71 pistols, 28 revolvers and 23 long guns. Among the novelties, the company presents for the first time the T10 rifle in the version developed especially for hunting and shooting sports. The T10 in .308 Win/7.62×51 caliber in the Lightweigth Precision version is the lightest in the market, with only 3.8 kg and 20-inch barrel in 416R stainless steel (special steel used in precision weapons).

It has a fully adjustable stock (length and height), a double-stage flat-face trigger mechanism with adjustable trigger load from 0.8 to 3kg, and mechanism components coated in nickel chemical, bringing greater durability and trigger sensitivity. In addition, it has Upper, Lower and Mlok handguard with Cerakote® coating and will be supplied with two magazines with 20-shot capacity and one with 10-shot capacity.

Visitors can check among the recent launches the GX4 Graphene pistol, the world’s first gun with graphene in the composition of its injected components and in the surface treatment of metal parts, and which marks the beginning of the 3rd generation of pistols, the special edition of the G2C pistol in commemoration of the 40th anniversary of Taurus’ plant in the United States, and the T4 .300 BLK rifle in .300 Blackout caliber in two versions, with 9-inch or 16-inch barrels.

Also on display at the company’s stand will be the award-winning TX22, considered the most advanced .22 LR caliber pistol on the market, the TH9 and TH9C pistols, from the highly regarded TSeries line of weapons, the 1911 pistol in the 9mm version (recently launched), as well as the G series, composed of pistols with a highly resistant, high quality polymer frame, which includes the G2c Colors pistols in black, lilac, military green and brown, and the G3 and G3c pistols with the innovative T. O.R.O. (Taurus Optic Ready Option) system, designed to receive most of the optical sights available in the market through interchangeable plates.

In the line of revolvers, highlight goes to the main models RT 692, RT 627, RT 608, RT 605 and Ranging Hunter 44H, especially developed for the hunting and leisure market. And in the carbine line, Taurus will exhibit the CT9 and CTT40 models. CBC will show at its booth more than 60 long guns and more than 2 thousand rounds of ammunition, among different calibers and projectile configurations, from .22LR to medium caliber military ammunition, which will be on display.

Among the next launches, visitors will be able to check at Shot Fair Brasil the .22WMR ammunition in FMJ and JHP versions (ogival and expansive), the .22WMR Magnum rifle with wooden and polypropylene stocks, the .22WMR Magnum rifle of the series commemorating the 200 years of Brazil’s Independence and the Pump Military rifle with 14″ barrel, of the special CBC 96 years series.

Also on display will be recent launches such as the Rifles . 22LR, Semiautomatic Tactical with a capacity of 25+1 shots, Lever Action Rio Bravo and Pump Action, both with a capacity of 15+1 shots, the Polymatch training ammunition – projectiles coated with four layers of special polymer that provides less heating and friction in the barrel of the gun, thus extending the life of the weapon, and the new generation of CBC Pro Shock ammunition, which has a projectile design developed with a special construction technique, allowing superior performance and combining consistent expansion results with high performance.

Another novelty presented by CBC is its line of accessories and clothing. In the long gun segment, CBC also brings novelties in calibers such as the .308Win and 30-30Win, among others, which will be launched in the market in the future. Besides these novelties, the whole gun portfolio will be exhibited, including pressure rifles and national and imported firearms by CBC, aimed at sports, leisure and security.

Renowned specialists will also be part of Shot Fair Brasil’s program with lectures, workshops and lectures on various themes, among them the current Brazilian legislation on carrying and possession of weapons, self-defense and shooting sports.

One of the main attractions will be a lecture by the American writer John Lott Jr, a reference in the defense of the right to arms in the United States. Among the names confirmed are also the shooting athlete Felipe Wu, silver medalist in the Rio 2016 Olympics, criminal law professor, author of legal works and Secretary of State for Justice and Public Safety of Minas Gerais, Rogério Greco, and the writer, lecturer and weapons and shooting instructor, Bene Barbosa, among others.

Shot Fair Brazil is aimed at all audiences, including hunters, collectors, sports shooters, security professionals and admirers of the arms and ammunition segment. In its 1st edition, held in 2021, the fair had the circulation of about 15 thousand people, the participation of 55 exhibitors and the generation of R$ 19 million in business. For this year, we estimate a public of 30 thousand visitors and more than 100 companies exhibiting in the area.

*** Translated by the DEFCONPress Team ***


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