When it comes to designing weapons, domestic engineers have something to brag about. When it comes to sniper rifles, first of all American and British models of this weapon are remembered. But the best sniper rifle to date was still made in Russia.
Does Russia have its own super-powerful long-range sniper rifle? The answer to this question is: yes, there really is such a rifle. It was developed back in 2012. From the same year, weapons entered production and troops. The SVLK-14S "Dusk" rifle is called. LOBAEV Arms is responsible for the design and manufacture. Collect domestic "Ferrari" from the world of sniper rifles in Tarusa near Moscow. The cost of one copy at the time of 2018 was $ 29,500 thousand.
The rifle is full of pleasant surprises and meets all the standards for precision small arms. The receiver of the weapon is made of aircraft-grade aluminum and high-alloy, corrosion-resistant steel. The bolt of the weapon is made from it. The latest modifications of "Twilight" have been enhanced by the use of carbon fiber, fiberglass and Kevlar parts. The rifle stock is adapted to work with the most powerful ammunition.
The sniper rifle fires really monstrous ammunition for tactical shooting. These are rare, highly specialized cartridges.408 CheuTac. There are no better sniper ammunition in the world today. The destructive power and accuracy of fire from the SVLK-14S "Twilight" leaves far behind all existing analogues in the world. Suffice it to say that for most snipers in training, the "warm-up" begins with shots at 500 meters. The shooters working with the "Twilight" start firing immediately from 2000 meters.
As for the technical characteristics, they are as follows. SVLK-14S "Twilight" weighs 9.6 kg. The dimensions of the standard rifle are 1430x175x96 mm. The barrel length is 900 mm. The rifle has no magazine, and the bolt and port face out to the right side. The weapon can be used at temperatures from minus 45 to plus 65 degrees Celsius. Muzzle velocity is 900 ms. The maximum effective range of the weapon is 2500 meters.
Another interesting detail is that the SVLK-14S "Twilight" rifle currently holds the world record for range and accuracy. In 2017, the famous Russian shooter and promoter Andrei Ryabinsky hit a 1x1 meter target from a distance of 4210 meters. For a successful shot, the sniper had to take into account a huge number of factors, including the rotation of our planet. The bullet was in the air for 13 seconds.
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