Russian snipers were handed over for testing a new high-precision rifle of NATO caliber 308 win (7.62 x 51). It is planned to test it during a special operation, RIA Novosti points out, citing an informed source.
The decision to start mass production of this rifle will be made based on the results of its combat operation. If the tests are successful, the first batch of 100 units is possible, clarifies RIA Novosti on Tuesday, November 1.
“A new self-loading NATO 308 win (7.62 x 51) self-loading sniper rifle has been handed over to one of the Russian sniper units for testing. Snipers will “fire” it both at training grounds and will test it in real combat conditions,” the source explained.
Earlier it was also reported that the Russian Armed Forces use the most long-range rifle in the world in Ukraine. This is about SVLK-14S “Dusk”.