- Pindad SS1
name= Pindad SS1-V1
used_by=Indonesian Armed Forces,
Indonesian National Police"(POLRI)"
wars= Anti-guerrilla operations including
Aceh, East Timorand Irian Jaya
variants= See "Rifle Variants"
weight=4.01 kg (unloaded)
Gas-Operated, rotating bolt
sights= Iron sights, but optical sights are possible if a mount is present. Optical sight is a standard feature in SS1-V4 variant.
yield=The SS1 (short for Indonesian: "Senapan Serbu 1", "Assault Rifle 1") [http://www.blackfootstudios.com/newsletter/BFS_Newsletter_Vol1Is3.pdf Black Foot Studio's Newsletter. Volume 1, Issue 3.
January 14- January 28, 2008.] ] is the standard assault rifleof the Indonesian armed forces. It is based on the FN FNCrifle but modified in order to meet ergonomic and tropical environment needs [ [http://www.kabar-irian.com/pipermail/kabar-indonesia/2006-July/008061.html Tempo Cover Story: The General's Secret Weapons.] Retrieved on September 25, 2008.] . The SS1 is manufactured by PT Pindad, Bandung, Indonesiaunder the license from Fabrique Nationale, Belgium. [ [http://www.basicint.org/WT/armsexp/MCpres-SPAS-0501.htm ARMS EXPORT REGULATIONS, Transfers to Undesirable End Users: Loopholes in European Arms Controls.] ] [http://www.blackfootstudios.com/newsletter/BFS_Newsletter_Vol1Is3.pdf Black Foot Studio's Newsletter. Volume 1, Issue 3. January 14- January 28, 2008.] ] [ [http://www.heise.de/tp/r4/artikel/1/1393/s1.html AN APPRAISAL OF TECHNOLOGIES OF POLITICAL CONTROL.] Retrieved on September 25, 2008.]
The assault rifles of the SS1 series are gas-operated automatic
carbines with a foldable butt and are designed to meet the NATOstandard. SS1 weapons are high performance light individual weapons that have been used by the Indonesian armed forces, including the Army, Navy, and Air Force, as well as police. It was adopted into Indonesian service in 1991 [ [http://www.suaramerdeka.com/harian/0607/06/nas04.htm Sanggup Menembakkan 800 Peluru Per Menit.] Retrieved on September 25, 2008. Id] .
It is currently being phased out and replaced by the
Pindad SS2[ [http://english.people.com.cn/200509/16/eng20050916_208804.html Indonesian military may replace M-16 with local rifles.] Retrieved on September 24, 2008.] .
*SS1-V1:The V1 is the primary variant, and is most widely used by Indonesian regular infantry forces, with standard barrel and foldable butt. [ [http://www.securityarms.com/20010315/galleryfiles/2800/2837.htm PINDAD SS1-V1 ASSAULT RIFLE (Standard Barrel, Foldable Butt).] ]
*SS1-V2:The short-barreled and compact carbine variant. [ [http://www.securityarms.com/20010315/galleryfiles/2800/2838.htm PINDAD SS1-V2 AUTOMATIC CARBINE (Medium Barrel, Foldable Butt)] ]
*SS1-V3:Standard barrel with fixed butt. [ [http://www.securityarms.com/20010315/galleryfiles/2800/2839.htm PINDAD SS1-V3 ASSAULT RIFLE (Standard Barrel, Fixed Butt).] ]
*SS1-V4:The sniper rifle variant [http://www.blackfootstudios.com/newsletter/BFS_Newsletter_Vol1Is3.pdf Black Foot Studio's Newsletter. Volume 1, Issue 3.
January 14- January 28, 2008.] ] similar to SS1-V1 except for the scope to extend the effective range during medium and long range firefights. Intended to be used similar in function to Dragunov Sniper Rifle.
*SS1-V5:The smallest variant of SS1 with a 252 mm barrel and 3.37 kg weight with foldable butt. Used by engineers, artillery forces, rear-echelon troops and by
special forces. [ [http://www.securityarms.com/20010315/galleryfiles/2800/2840.htm PINDAD SS1-V5 AUTOMATIC CARBINE (Short Barrel, Foldable Butt).] ]
*SS1-R5 Raider:Another sub-variant of SS1 V5 called SS1-R5 is designed for special forces especially for
Batalyon Raiders. The SS1-R5 is a lighter and slimmer design which doesn't sacrifice high accuracy. Designed for special forces operations such as infiltration, short distance contact in jungle, mountain, marsh, sea and urban warfare. SS1-R5 can be attached with bayonetand various types of telescopes [ [http://img229.imageshack.us/my.php?
] Retrieved on September 25, 2008.] .
*SS1-M1:The modified SS1 intended for the marine corps. A special coating process ensures the SS1 M series to be able to hold up sea water and not easily rust. The variant is designed to function even after drenched in mud or sand. Available in 3 variants: SS1-M1, with a long barrel and foldable butt; SS1-M2, with a short barrel and foldable butt and SS1-M5 Commando [ [http://img524.imageshack.us/my.php?
] Retrieved on September 25, 208.] .
*Sabhara/Police V1-V2:A variant created for police use. It's the only rifle in the SS-1 series chambered in 7.62x45mm [ [http://www.pindad.com/prodgul800.php?bahasa=2&varkdnews=JTSRV1 Sabhara Rifle.] Retrieved on September 24, 2008.] for law enforcement conditions.
:A variant of the SS1-V5, made specifically for Indonesian customs as the rifle is named Senapan Bea Cukai (Indonesian: "Customs & Excise Rifle"). Fires in single shot instead of full automatic.
* [http://www.pindad.com/prodgul800.php?bahasa=2&varkdnews=JTSS1 SS1 assault rifles.]
* [http://www.pindad.com/prodgul800.php?bahasa=2&varkdnews=JTSS1R SS1-R5 assault rifle.]
* [http://www.pindad.com/prodgul800.php?bahasa=2&varkdnews=JTSS1M SS-1M assault rifles.]
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