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Saturday, April 14, 2018

The best sniper rifle of Russia: everybody out of “Twilight”

The U.S. state Department, as you know, allowed the supply to Ukraine sniper rifles Barret M107A1. This so-called anti-material rifle — is designed primarily for destruction of manpower and equipment of the enemy. We found out what the new “sniper” Russia has, and what they are superior to “American”.

Barret M107A1

Help “MK”: “Barret M107A1 Caliber — 12.7 mm. the Maximum firing range is about 1500 meters. However, there are these rifles minus accuracy. Manufacturers it was stated as within 1 angular minute (MOA). For simplicity — at a distance of 100 meters all the bullets fall into a circle with a diameter of 2.9 cm. in practice, However, this rifle such a result cannot be reached”.

What is Russia, in addition to well-known and legendary SVD — Dragunov sniper rifle?

svlk 14c

Sverhdalnoboynaya svlk-14S “Twilight”. This rifle champion on the firing range. Shot from it pierced the target on rasstreljany 4210 meters.

The rifle was developed as sverdlovkaya that affected its design. Below the design is the most rigid, it was decided to abandon the store-bought food, and the rifle became a single shot. By adjusting the efforts of descent — now the shooter can adjust how sensitive the trigger is. In addition, the rifle has a fairly high accuracy.

In 2015, was issued a modification with a magazine of 5 rounds. Now these rifles are exploited by the security service of the President of Russia and the army of the UAE.

The firing range was 2300 m.

The caliber, .408 Cheytac, .338 Lapua Magnum or .300 Winchester Magnum.

The coefficient of accuracy of shooting 0.3 MOA.


SVK and VSV-338. In 2016, the forum “Army-2016” were presented to two new sniper rifles — ICS and VSV-338. According to the developers, they took into account all the wishes of active snipers of special divisions of Russia.

SVK (Sniper rifle Kalashnikov) covers two types of cartridges, both domestic and under the most common in the world of rifle cartridge 7.62×51 NATO. For VSV-338 designed cartridge .338 Lapua Magnum.

The performance characteristics of these rifles is partially closed.

We only know that the firing range VSV-338 — 1500 meters, SVK caliber – 7.62 x 54R and 7.62×51 NATO, and VSV-338 – .338 Lapua Magnum.

Orsis t-5000

T-5000. The brainchild of a private factory, which became a breakthrough. The rifle is considered a precision. Available in two versions — for different cartridges. The force of pressing the trigger can be adjusted by yourself — from 500 to 1500 grams. The pistol is fed from the store. There are 5, and have 10 pieces.

The rifle has already proven itself in international competitions — the military personnel management “And” Center of special purpose FSB it won first place at the prestigious competition of police and army snipers.

Firing range 800 metres (chambered for 7,62×51 mm) and 1500 meters (chambered for 8.6х71 mm).

The coefficient of accuracy of fire is 0.5 MOA.

Caliber: 7,62×51 mm and 8.6х71 mm.


SV-8. Officially it was announced in 2011, but to say with certainty how much time was designing, not all the features and the fact work was kept secret. But in 2011, she entered service with at least one infantry company in the state of 59-th Separate motorized rifle brigade of the Russian armed forces.

Originally used for firing the .338 Lapua Magnum cartridge, but promised that will be developed domestic cartridge of the same caliber. A magazine of 5 rounds.

Firing range — 1500 meters.

Caliber: .338 Lapua Magnum.

Accuracy was not disclosed.


OSV-96 large caliber long-range rifle. Is armed with interior Ministry, Federal security service and Ministry of defense. Designed to engage as manpower, and equipment, defense of the coast from small vessels and undermining min Store with automatic reload of 5 rounds allows the shooter to fire at a high pace. This rifle has proven himself during both Chechen campaigns and war in Syria. Now she stands on the arms of Russia and 7 countries.

The range of up to 1,800 meters.

Caliber 12.7 mm.

Accuracy was not disclosed.


Sniper complex 6S8 “KORD”. The complex was a continuation of the well-known Chechen campaigns of the rifle SVN-98. In the beginning of 2000-ies has been developed the improved version ABCC, and in 2013, receiving a few attachments, the rifle became known as asvk, and it was later renamed sniper complex 6S8 “KORD”.

It is designed to destroy unarmored and lightly armored vehicles of the enemy, destruction of manpower. By the way, the standard army rifle pierces the body armor at a distance of even 2 kilometers. The magazine will hold 5 rounds.

Firing range – 1500 meters

The 12.7 mm.

Ratio accuracy 1 MOA.


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