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Dreyfus, Pablo, and Marcelo de Sousa Nascimento. 2010 ‘Collectors, Sports Shooters, and Hunters.’ Small Arms in Brazil: Production, Trade, and Holdings; Special Report No. 11 (Chapter 2), p. 99. Geneva: Viva Rio, ISER, and the Small Arms Survey, the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva. 1 September

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Collectors, Sports Shooters, and Hunters

Under Brazilian law, CAC members register their weapons with SIGMA and are monitored by the DFPC. Sports shooters and hunters are entitled to possess large quantities of small arms and can hold restricted weapons. Collectors are allowed to hold old models of weapons that are restricted to the armed forces. AnEEx provides data about the number of collectors, sports shooters, and hunters per military region.

The quantity of small arms and light weapons held by collectors was estimated…

The result is 155,096 small arms.

[CAC = Colecionadores, atiradores, caçadores / collectors, sports shooters, and hunters;
SIGMA = Sistema de Gerenciamento Militar de Armas / Military Firearms Management System, run by the Brazilian Army;
DFPC = Diretoria de Fiscalização de Produtos Controlados / Directorate of Controlled Products of the Brazilian Army;
AnEEx = Anuário Estatístico do Exército / (Statistical yearbook of the Brazilian Army]

ID: Q3375

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