Arisaka

Arisaka Machinery Company Ltd (有坂工業株式会社, Arisaka Kogyo Kabushiki-gaisha) is a Yamataian defence manufacturing corporation, headquartered in Mikawa, Yamashiro. It primarily designs and produces a wide range of personal firearms for both the civilian and military markets, including assault rifles, sniper rifles, designated marksman rifles, machine guns, squad automatic weapons, hunting rifles, shotguns, guided artillery projectiles, and a wide range of other precision weapons including unmanned vehicles and military robots. They also produce civilian products such as doors.

Arisaka Machinery Company Ltd
Native name
有坂工業株式会社
Type
Kabushiki gaisha
IndustryDefence
Founded10 June 1895
FounderArisaka Kijirō
Morita Nariakira
HeadquartersMikawa, Yamashiro, Yamatai
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
Miyashita Toichi (CEO)[1]
ProductsFirearms
Weapons
Vehicles
Unmanned vehicles
Military robots
Doors
Revenue円 274 million ((2016))
Operating income
円 61.5 million ((2016))
Total assets円 336 million (2017)
Number of employees
5,930 (2015)

Arisaka produces about 68% of all small arms in Yamatai and supplies to more than 27 countries around the world, making it the largest firearm manufacturer in Yamatai. Arisaka is also one of the manufacturers of the 5.5×40mm Arisaka-Chiotanne round.

History

Early years

A rifle factory was established in the city of Mikawa in 1856, producing the Murata rifle for the Yamatai Imperial Army. Built by the Army, the factory was initially under the control of the 3rd Area Army.

Escar-Varunan Wars

Post-War

21st Century

Products

Rifles

See also

Similar Yamataian companies

Similar international companies

References

  1. "Miyashita Toichi assumes position as CEO of Arisaka". Akagi Shinbun. Retrieved 15 August 2016.