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The video is in Russian but you can get a glimpse of the SV-98

Russian Airborne Troops sniper rifle is the SV-98, told RIA NovostiDeputy Chief of Staff Alexander Airborne Shushukin.

– SVD remained in some parts of the country and stored in warehouses as a backup weapon. The main gun Airborne at the moment is a modernized PM pistol Yarigina – said Major General Shushukin.

Sniper rifle CB-98 Izhevsk production is intended to engage enemy personnel – including bulletproof vests – at distances up to a kilometer. The weapon uses a 7.62-millimeter cartridge and created on the basis of sporting rifles “Record-CISM”.

At SV-98 is regulated by the length and height of the installation butt plate, the degree of force when pressing the shutter, the butt and the bed designed for shooting with both the right and left shoulder. The rifle is equipped with bipod, optional thermal sight and tactical silencer.

In addition to the VDV, SV-98 uses Ministry of Interior special forces, FSO, Federal Security Service, Federal Drug Control Service, Ministry of Justice. Weapons and shipped for export.

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First seen at Tank Nut Stan

The main sniper rifle Airborne Troops (VDV) of the Russian Federation today is no longer the SVD, the new choice is the SV-98, said on Saturday on the radio “Russian news service” Deputy Chief of Staff of the Airborne Forces, Major-General Alexander Shushukin. “SV-98 is used. We have gone in almost all divisions of AGI. If where they remained, only to study, “- said Shushukin. He noted that the SVD rifle remain in warehouses, are “reserve weapons.” Airborne staple gun, according to Major General that today are modernized and upgraded Yarygin pistol PM. As noted on the site of the concern “Kalashnikov”, sniper rifle CB-98 is designed to engage targets at ranges up to 1000 m. The design provides installation of sights of both Russian and foreign production. SV-98 Lodge is convenient for shooting both the left and to the legal arm is butt length adjustment, the position of the butt neck and comb vertically and horizontally. To reduce the sound of the shot, reduce recoil, muzzle flash removal SV-98 can be equipped with a tactical silencer.