A batch of new modernized VSSM sniper rifles “Screwdriver-M” entered the reconnaissance units of the combined arms army of the Eastern Military District (TSBs), stationed in the Amur region. It is reported by the press service of the district.
The press service did not specify the number of sniper rifles, scouts entered service. unit, which received modernized rifles, will soon carry out the sighting of weapons.
reported, that instead of a sniper scope PSO-1 new “Screwdriver-M” received a modern unified night sight “Invisible”. Besides, the sniper rifle has twice the barrel life.
About, that the VSS silent sniper rifle “threader”, which after modernization received the name VSSM “Screwdriver-M” went into series at the Tula Arms Plant (TOZ), reported 1 July last year. The new VSSM differs from the base model by a doubled barrel resource, new stores with increased capacity, as well as new interfaces such as Picatinny rail for mounting scopes and other accessories.
Air Force base model “threader” was developed by TsNIITOCHMASH g. Klimovsk and is produced at the Tula Arms Factory from 1987 of the year. Rifle caliber 9 mm is designed for silent and flameless shooting at a distance of up to 400 m (sighting).