The armed forces of Ukraine announced the adoption of a new sniper complex. We are talking about long-range sniper rifles, produced in Kharkov.
The Ukrainian Armed Forces say, that the military began to receive long-range sniper weapons "Snipex" – Snipex T-REX и Snipex ALLIGATOR. These are rifles chambered for 14.5x114 mm.
For the first time, the Snipex T-Rex rifle was presented in 2017 year as a demonstration prototype. It took shape in its current form in 2019 year.
At the same time, multi-stage tests were started..
The initial mass of the sniper complex was about 22 kg. Now declared, that it is 25 kg. This mass clearly does not allow the rifle to be used as a conventional portable sniper weapon.. To a greater extent, it is designed to solve such problems as the defeat of technology, including lightly armored, actually in a theater of war, as well as protected targets.
Snipex T-REX Specifications: assembled length - 1,8 m, Barrel length - 1,2 m. Effective firing range - up to 2 thousand. m.
Snipex ALLIGATOR – magazine-fed long-range large-caliber rifle (store removable, box-shaped, under 5 rounds). The rifle has a height-adjustable cheek rest for the shooter.
The length of the assembled "Alligator" – 2 m, Barrel length - 1,2 m. the initial velocity of the bullet - 980 kmh. Effective range - 2 thousand. m.
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