A batch of 10 new experimental sniper rifles of enhanced accuracy – developed by specialists of the SE "Ukroboroncervis" – the Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov transferred to the soldiers of the National Guard of Ukraine. Snipers Training Centre of the military unit of the National Guard of Ukraine received the rifles.
"Today, domestic enterprises are providing the Armed Forces of Ukraine and the National Guard of Ukraine with heavy military weapons and equipment, as well as with a wide range of high-quality small arms" – said the NSDC Secretary Oleksandr Turchynov, adding that the State Concern “Ukroboronprom” and its enterprise "Ukroboronservis" in particular, launched production of sniper rifles of different calibers."
Thus, "Ukroboronservis" specialists manufactured the newest weapons for Ukrainian army, using modern components and taking time-proven barrel and breech-mechanism as a basis.
The rifle – equipped with a telescopic buttstock – is designed for delivering individual fire with sighting range of about 1200 m. The initial firing rate is 870 m/s, and maximum range is 3 km. Approximate weight is 4.5 kg. The silencer reduces shot loudness to 26 decibels.
UKROBORONPROM enterprise "Ukroboronservis" is one of the leading enterprises of the State Concern, which serves both as an authorized by the state special exporter – realizing the interests of Ukraine in the field of export and import of products and services of military-technical and special use – and as manufacturing association, constantly developing and producing modern military weapons.