The Method behind the Mark: A Review of Firearm Marking Technologies (Issue Brief 1)

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on 24 November, 2020

The marking of small arms is a necessary component of record-keeping, linking a specific small arm to a unique record for that item. A robust record-keeping system provides the means to trace small arms and investigate the illicit trade, thus helping to limit the illicit proliferation of small arms and light weapons.