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12.7 mm large-caliber sniper rifle

The 12.7mm large-caliber sniper rifle VKS is designed for the concealed engagement of the personal protected by bulletproof vests or any various barriers (door, glassing, trucks, etc.), and also vehicles at the distance up to 600 m by silent flashless shot due to employment off powerful ammunition and to the original design of the silencer.

The use of special cartridge with high bullet energy provides considerable superiority in effective range of fire, penetration and casualty effect in comparison to other Russian and foreign silent weapons.

VKS compactness is achieved by means of bullpup layout. The rifle is reloaded manually. Cartridges are fed from box magazine with the capacity of 5 cartridges.

The rifle is equipped with an aperture iron sight and a universal bar for mounting sights. The bipod, butt plate and buttpad are height-adjustable.

Main characteristics
Caliber, mm
12.7x55mm STs-130 enhanced accuracy, unicomponent bronze bullet and high penetration
Effective range of fire, m
up to 600
Magazine capacity, rds
Weight with magazine, silencer, w/o optical sight and cartridges, kg
Rifle length, mm:
w/o shot sound muffler
with shot sound muffler