FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: December 11, 2020
Contact: Chris Mudgett
Digital Impact Media Group
Tampa, FL – B&T USA is proud to announce the São Paulo Brazil Military Police purchased the B&T APC40 PRO platform. These compact weapon systems are chambered in the .40 S&W, allowing cartridge commonality between the divisions recently procured Glock service pistol and its new sub machine gun.
“After enduring a rigorous and thorough selection process, B&T is pleased that our APC40 PRO model has been chosen by the officers of the São Paulo Military Police,” stated Jon Scott, Vice President of Sales, B&T USA. “This contract also marks the company’s first exportation of US-produced APC40 models, built right here in Tampa, Florida — which, in and of itself, is very exciting for us.”
In addition to B&T’s APC40 PRO models, the São Paulo Military Police will also receive US-produced B&T tri-lug SMG suppressors, unique B&T 30-round Glock magazines and Vicker’s Tactical VCAS two-point adjustable slings with U-Loop attachments by Blue Force Gear.
About the APC40 PRO
The APC40 PRO utilizes a hydraulic buffer system to drastically reduce felt recoil and muzzle rise and is the workhorse of the APC PRO line. The platform features functional updates to the original APC series include dual auto-folding, non-reciprocating and ambidextrous charging handles, improved lower receiver ergonomics that include a side positioned bolt hold open/release, removable M4 compatible grip, and Magpul M-Lok accessory slots located on the forend. Additionally, the APC40 PRO is equipped to accommodate Glock magazines.
About the Military Police of the State of São Paulo, Brazil
São Paulo Brazil’s military police is the largest state law enforcement arm within the country of Brazil. While the State Military Police Officers are considered military personnel under Brazils constitution, they perform more traditional police duties among civilian populations that include community policing, patrol, traffic enforcement, as well as more specialized enforcement. This police force is comprised of more than 100,000 personnel who fill its ranks. Many of its officers are assigned to a series of battalions at various locations spanning the state, as well as within the Greater São Paulo region (Grande São Paulo) which itself is comprised of 40 different cities and towns.