DISA (company)

DISA is a company founded in Denmark (with the name Compagnie Madsen A/S) which since 1900 has produced metal casting products.

DISA
TypeAktieselskab
IndustryConglomerate
PredecessorCompagnie Madsen A/S
Founded1900
Headquarters
Taastrup
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Area served
Worldwide
ProductsMetal Casting
WebsiteOfficial Website

In 1936 it changed name from Dansk Rekyl Riffel Syndikat A/S to Dansk Industri Syndikat A/S and was a defence manufacturer most notable for producing the Madsen machine gun and Madsen M-50.

HistoryEdit

In 1879 V.H.O Madsen designed an air-cooled, repeating machine gun which then took his name, Madsen. In the year 1900 the company Compagnie Madsen A/S was founded. This company was to produce this Madsen machine gun.

In 1930 A.P Møller bought a sum of shares corresponding to 15% of the total shares. In the following years A.P Møller expanded his shareholding to 31.6%, and was hereby the biggest shareholder.

ProductsEdit

 
Different types of Madsen weapons

ReferencesEdit

Citations
Bibliography
  • Jessen, Halvor (June 23, 1947). "Den moderne Slagmarks automatiske Præcisions og Enhedsvaaben". Krigsvidenskab (in Danish). Retrieved September 21, 2020.
  • McCollum, Ian. "Madsen-Rasmussen 1888/1896". forgottenweapons.com. Retrieved September 21, 2020.
  • Popenker, Maxim. "Madsen M1896". modernfirearms.net. Retrieved September 21, 2020.

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