Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Craft Production of Firearms

John Robb, in JOURNAL: I'm Young and Need Advice, provides career pointers for those facing the uncertain 21st century.

If West Africa should be any bellwether, then craft production of firearms has a future. According to The Illicit Arms Trade in Africa:

Finally, the unauthorised craft production of firearms by local
gunsmiths is a significant source of illicit small arms in some areas. A recent study of craft production in Ghana by Emmanuel Kwesi Aning found that the country’s unlicensed gunsmiths have the collective capacity to produce up to 200,000 firearms a
year, some of which are reportedly “of a quality comparable with industrially produced guns”.

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