Russia’s all-new sniper rifle, currently being tested by the Airborne troops, is set to enter service already next year, Russian media reported on Friday.
The rifle, appropriately called Tochnost (Precision), has already won praise from the Airborne Troops Commander, General Vladimir Shamanov.
“Our Special Operations brigades have already tested this rifle during various missions and described it as a highly efficient weapon,” Shamanov told Rossiiskaya Gazeta newspaper.
Shamanov added, however, that as good as it was, the Tochnost still had to be brought up to speed during additional trials.
Promising Russian sniper Rifle “accuracy” Entered the test completion dates are not yet known.ACCORDING to “Rossiyskaya Gazeta”, the new weapons are Already Interested in Russian Airborne Troops, WHO INTEND to Take the Tests Rifle combat. ACCORDING to the Commander of the russian Airborne Troops Colonel-General Vladimir Shamanov, “accuracy”, “it is Already A High degree of Readiness”, and the likelihood That it Will be Marines for Service is High. ACCORDING to the newspaper, the development of new A sniper Rifle has been a privately held company that manufactures rifles ORSIS T-5000. Publication Company does not Specify, But we know That T-5000 has Been designed holding “Survey Systems” and the weapons Produced at A Factory “ORSIS” in Moscow.
Technical details of the “accuracy” are secret, but in general it will have only a few minor differences from the T-5000. The latter is available in Three calibers: .300 Winchester Magnum (7,62×67 mm), .308 Winchester (7,62×51 mm) and .338 Lapua Magnum (8,6×70 mm). Trunk T-5000 is Made of stainless steel 416R. Lodge weapons Made of aluminum.The Rifle is equipped with A four-chambered muzzle Brake, and A COMPENSATOR folding stock. Each T-5000 has the accuracy of fire no more than half an arc minute (800m spread of bullets does not exceed 11 centimeters). The length of the Rifle T-5000, depending on the version is from 1060 to 1270 millimeters in the length of the barrel from 508 to 698.5 mm and weight – from 6.1 to 6.5 kilograms. The Weapon has A longitudinally sliding Gate with manual reset and is equipped with A Detachable Box Magazine for five or Ten Rounds. The Rifle muzzle Velocity Provides up to 925 meters per second, and a practical range of fire from a thousand to fifteen hundred meters, depending on the caliber.