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SVDS
7.62mm Dragunov sniper rifle

The 7.62mm Dragunov SVD sniper rifle and 7.62mm Dragunov SVDS sniper rifle with folding stock are sniper weapons designed to engage various fleeting, moving, open and masked single targets.

The SVD and SVDS rifles are a semi-automatic weapon.

All variants of the rifle are fitted with non-detachable iron sights. Along with the PSO-1M2 primary optical sight, the 1PN51, 1PN93-3 and 1PN93-4 night sights can be additionally mounted.

The rifles are equipped with a carrying sling. A special feature of the sniper rifles is a lug on the barrel for mounting a knife bayonet.

The sniper rifle fires rifle cartridges with conventional, tracer and armor-piercing incendiary bullets as well as sniper cartridges. Aimed fire from the sniper rifle is delivered by single shots.

Main characteristics
Caliber, mm
7,62
Cartridge, mm
7,62х54
Number of grooves
4
Sighting range, m:
w/optical sight
1300
w/open sight
1200
Muzzle velocity, m/s
810
Rifle length, mm:
w/o knife bayonet
1135
w/stock folded
875
Rifle height, mm
230
Rifle width, mm
88
Barrel length, mm
565
Rifled bore length, mm
492
Weight w/o knife bayonet, w/optical sight and empty magazine, kg
4,82