Asmi is an indigenously developed 9mm machine pistol- a first for India. The pistol was developed by Armament Research & Development Establishment (DRDO lab) and the Indian Army in a record 4 months. It is made of aircraft grade aluminium and carbon fibre. It was designed and protoyped using 3D printing process. The name ‘Asmi’ means pride, self-respect and hard work. The pistol is noted for its export potential.