Empowering Societies To Prevent The Misuse of Small Arms and Light Weapons

DEVELOPING AND DELIVERING INTELLIGENCE, INVESTIGATIVE, AND FORENSIC FUNCTIONS TO SUPPORT THE REDUCTION OF CRIMINALITY AND TERRORISM ACROSS THE GLOBE

BOARD OF TRADE AWARD

On 7th September 2018, Arquebus Solutions Ltd was awarded a UK Department for International Trade (DIT) Board of Trade Award at the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) in Coventry. The presentation was made by the Rt. Hon. Dr Liam Fox MP, Secretary of State for International Trade.

Recent News

NSCS 5: National Firearms Focal Points

The misuse of SALW represents a significant threat to public safety, requiring the state to effectively leverage its resources to level the playing field against criminals operating in an ever-evolving security environment.For this month's article, Arquebus talks to Lorenzo Benedet, Major in the Spanish Guardia Civil and head of the Spanish NFFP to discuss the role that NFFPs play in combatting SALW criminality as part of a national SALW control strategy (NSCS)...

NSCS 4: Ballistics Forensics

Using ballistics forensics, investigators can obtain a wealth of information on the criminal misuse of small arms, light weapons, and their ancillaries (SALW). Arquebus is delighted to discuss the importance of ballistics forensics and the role it can play in a national SALW control strategy with our very own experts on ballistics, Glenn Lawrence and Dr Joanne Short...

NSCS 3: State SALW Lifecycle Management

The diversion of small arms, light weapons, and their ancillaries (SALW) from state stockpiles is a core contributary to illicit arms proliferation across the globe. The lifecycle management of state-owned SALW helps deter, deny, and detect such diversion, and represents an essential building block of a national SALW control strategy...

NSCS 2: LICENSING & REGISTRATION

Of the 1 billion firearms and their ancillaries in circulation today, the vast majority, 85%, are estimated to be in the hands of private individuals according to Amnesty International’s research...

NATIONAL SALW CONTROL STRATEGIES: A SERIES

Ensuring human security hinges on the proper control of small arms and light weapons (SALW). Join our blog series for a comprehensive look at key references, resources, and practical insights.

Key Appointments Announcement: 2023

Arquebus continues to expand through key appointments across the team.

Project REGISYNC Published

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The fight against illicit firearm proliferation and misuse in the EU and its partners is a multifaceted challenge, encompassing the diversion of arms from national stocks and actors...

Summer Research Update 2023

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It’s been a busy summer for Arquebus’ research team. Experts in Small Arms & Light Weapons (SALW) control have attended conferences hosted by the Romanian Police in Bucharest.

3D-printed Firearms & Myanmar: Implications for Conflict and Security

MSc Development and Security students from the University of Bristol's School of Politics and International Studies guest article on a the conflict and security implications of 3D-printed firearms.

NSCS 5: National Firearms Focal Points

The misuse of SALW represents a significant threat to public safety, requiring the state to effectively leverage its resources to level the playing field against criminals operating in an ever-evolving security environment.For this month's article, Arquebus talks to Lorenzo Benedet, Major in the Spanish Guardia Civil and head of the Spanish NFFP to discuss the role that NFFPs play in combatting SALW criminality as part of a national SALW control strategy (NSCS)...

NSCS 4: Ballistics Forensics

Using ballistics forensics, investigators can obtain a wealth of information on the criminal misuse of small arms, light weapons, and their ancillaries (SALW). Arquebus is delighted to discuss the importance of ballistics forensics and the role it can play in a national SALW control strategy with our very own experts on ballistics, Glenn Lawrence and Dr Joanne Short...

NSCS 3: State SALW Lifecycle Management

The diversion of small arms, light weapons, and their ancillaries (SALW) from state stockpiles is a core contributary to illicit arms proliferation across the globe. The lifecycle management of state-owned SALW helps deter, deny, and detect such diversion, and represents an essential building block of a national SALW control strategy...

NSCS 2: LICENSING & REGISTRATION

Of the 1 billion firearms and their ancillaries in circulation today, the vast majority, 85%, are estimated to be in the hands of private individuals according to Amnesty International’s research...

NATIONAL SALW CONTROL STRATEGIES: A SERIES

Ensuring human security hinges on the proper control of small arms and light weapons (SALW). Join our blog series for a comprehensive look at key references, resources, and practical insights.

Key Appointments Announcement: 2023

Arquebus continues to expand through key appointments across the team.

Project REGISYNC Published

,
The fight against illicit firearm proliferation and misuse in the EU and its partners is a multifaceted challenge, encompassing the diversion of arms from national stocks and actors...

Summer Research Update 2023

,
It’s been a busy summer for Arquebus’ research team. Experts in Small Arms & Light Weapons (SALW) control have attended conferences hosted by the Romanian Police in Bucharest.

3D-printed Firearms & Myanmar: Implications for Conflict and Security

MSc Development and Security students from the University of Bristol's School of Politics and International Studies guest article on a the conflict and security implications of 3D-printed firearms.

ACCREDITATIONS

SALW CONTROLS

Developing big picture intelligence to identify the source of illegal firearms and ammunition

PROJECTS &
RESEARCH

Exercising our specialist knowledge and expertise in relation to SALW, Rapid DNA and international law enforcement to deliver special projects that support law enforcement and military operations and capability building.

DOUBLE CASTING

Double casting allows the creation of cloned ballistic material, accurate to a microscopic level of detail. Arquebus’ bespoke double casting kit provides everything needed to get started.