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Open Fullscreen. Item Views. Item Interest. Introduced inthe SVD was designed around the Soviet doctrine of the infantry sniper; as more and more infantrymen were equipped with submachine guns and assault rifles to meet the demands of close-quarters urban fighting, the loss in overall range was mitigated by issuing full-powered rifles to skilled marksmen permanently attached to infantry squads, who would engage threats outside the reach of the rest of the unit, in addition to thinning out targets of opportunity like officers, NCOs, radiomen, and the like.
This particular example comes with a December dated capture paper for the Republic of Vietnam note: the paper misidentifies the rifle as a SVT Tokarev, but the serial number and caliber are matching for an American major assigned to the National Police Field Force Advisory Team. The exact circumstances of how the unnamed major acquired the rifle are unknown. Included with the papers are three patches, two bearing logos of the Army Military Police and the third the insignia of the 18th Military Police Brigade; the 18th Brigade was responsible for operational control of much of the Military Police establishment in Vietnam, distinguished themselves during Tet, and earned 14 campaign streamers.
A set of iron-on insignia for the 18th is also included, along with a single lapel pin for an Army Major, a copy of an English language SVD manual and other papers. Hooded pin front and tangent rear sights, with the "arrow in triangle" arsenal mark over "" and the serial number on the underside of the receiver, with matching bolt carrier, bolt, hammer, safety sear, safety lever, gas cylinder, receiver cover and trigger housing.
Milled receiver, with integral scope rail on the left side. Smooth stock, with vented hand guard, thumbhole buttstock, tan canvas sling, clamp-on cheekpiece and a cupped buttplate. Included with the rifle is a dated "NCO-1" marked rifle scope with a rubber lens cap, sliding sunshield, and integral active infrared detection filter. At the front of the left side of the lower receiver and on the lower right side of the buttstock there are star-1 stampings.
Sporty, lightweight and durable. Includes a ventilated upper handguard and sling swivel studs. Use with either open sights or a scope. Designed for right or left-handed shooters.
Fits standard barrel 22s only. Cannot be modified for a heavy barrel or 22 magnum. Add to Cart for Special Price. Additional charges for Non Free Shipping products, products shipping to remote locations, HazMat products, and large or heavy items still apply. See Details.
One Time Offers have limited quantities available and usually once they are sold out, they are not offered again. In-Stock: Overdue. Made in USA. Notify Me. Add to Wish List. Features Dragunov design with dowel sling mount Sling swivel studs included Ambidextrous Complete with handguard Drop in fit.
Was the information on this page helpful? Yes No. Do you accept our terms and conditions? Need More Information? Update Your Browser Now!The acoustics of the rifle were also improved by adding a sound suppressor that could reduce the level of sound by decibels thereby making it easier on the shooter.
The other main improvements made to the SVU over the SVD include replacement of butt stock, pistol grip, trigger and the mounting for the sight, and shortening the barrel by mm achieved perfect balance for the weapon. In this rifle the center of gravity was increased by the addition of a forward extended bipod mounted on the receiver. Developing 20 and 30 round magazines increased the capacity of the magazine so that it could be used effectively in full automatic mode, and better optics were incorporated into the SVU-A to replace the previous units which were left almost untouched since the SVD.
Though it has folding iron sightsthe SVU is almost always used with the PSO-1 scope with illuminated reticle but other Russian scopes can also be mounted. The PSO-1 reticle is almost unique in the world of sniper scopes, in that its rangefinders are in the lower left, chevrons for bullet drop compensation are found in the middle, and stadia marks for windage to the left and right of the center reticule. The reticle is also illuminated by radioactive tritium instead of a small battery-powered lamp.
The SVU also comes with an adjustable bipod. It has an integral flash hider and suppressor. A bayonet may be fitted under the forestock. Sign In Don't have an account? Contents [ show ]. AK and derivatives. Groza K-3 Wz. M76 assault rifle M78 machine gun M82 bullpup assault rifle Rk 62 assault rifle Rk 95 Tp assault rifle.
List of modern Russian small arms. Categories :. Cancel Save. This page uses Creative Commons Licensed content from Wikipedia view authors.Russian Tiger Dragunov with full-length military, Izhmash barrel. Very rare.
Includes all of the accessories that would be issued in the Russian military. Some parts have been expertly refinished. This is a great option for people wanting an all-Russian rifle with the full-length barrel, and a rifle that can be taken out and shot.
Will not last long and we will probably never have another like it. These rifles have been banned from import into the United States since the early 's and will likely remain so. The website SniperCentral lists the officially adopted sniper rifles of 61 countries, and the Dragunov represents 23 of them. The next most popular rifle SSG has only been adopted by 5 nations. Coming into service in the Russian rifle has become famous. This rugged and absolutely reliable system boasts a heavy-duty milled receiver that won't stop.
The reliability of the system, combined with the semi-automatic rate of fire which allows quick follow-up shots if you miss your target the first time, and the hard-hitting 7. A communist sniper issued a Dragunov rifle in the Afghan war stated that he felt confident hitting people out to yds with one shot, and vehicles up to yds.
The Tiger version of the rifle has a barrel 4 inches shorter than the original still plenty long enough, as proven by the fact that many current military Dragunovs are issued with the shorter barrels. Other than the barrel length, and some minor differences in the sight leaf and gas piston, this rifle is the exact same thing that the military uses.
As SVD rifles are no longer legal to import, this is your best chance at owning a real Dragunov, built by the Russians on quality tooling, without spending half a year's pay on the original Dragunov just to get an extra four inches on the barrel. The rifle comes with one ten round mag, Russian scope, cleaning kit with tools, cleaning rods, sling, bayonet and hardcase. The finish on the top cover looks to have been touched up.A&K SVD Barrel Wobble Fix
This rifle is ready for either the range or hanging on your wall. With no more of these EVER coming into the United States, this is a valuable investment no matter what you decide to use it for. Don't let this chance to own an original Russian-made SVD get by. Here we have a very nice Norinco NDM package. This rifle is chambered in 7.Dragunov SVD was designed not as a "standard" sniper rifle in its Western meaning of the term.
SVD is a lightweight and quite accurate for it's class rifle, cabable of semi-auto fire. First request for new sniper rifle was issued in SVD can use any kind of standard 7. SVD rifle is extremely reliable in all conditions, and designed for heavy use. It has backup adjustable iron sights as a standard option, as well as a bayonet mount standard AK bayonet type.
Latest modernization incorporate rugged polymer stock. It must be noted that several countries produced SVD copies or look-alikes.
This usually has shorter barrel, although it is available in several different versions.
Sign In Don't have an account? Dragunov SVD is gas-operated, semi-automatic rifle. It uses short-stroke gas piston, and gas chamber has a two-position manual gas regulator. Barrel is locked by rotating bolt with three lugs. Receiver is machined from steel block.
The safety is somewhat reminiscent in its appearance to that of Kalashnikov AK assault rifle, although internal design of the trigger unit is different, and there's no provisions for full automatic fire. Trigger unit is assembled on a separate removable base that also incorporates a trigger guard.
The second, smaller lever, located o Russian soldier aiming a Dragunov SVD n the right side of receiver behind the safety, is a receiver cover catch, and is sued to disassemble the gun. Standard furniture includes a skeletonized wooden butt and a removable wooden handguard. Late production models may feature polymer handguards and, sometimes, polymer skeletonized butt.
The short SVD-S rifle is fitted with separate pistol grip, made of plastic, and a side-folding metallic butt. All SVD rifles are fitted with adjustable open sights, as well as proprietary side rail mount, which will accept telescopic or IR sights on quick-detachable mounts.
Standard telescope sight is the 4X fixed magnification PSO-1 with range-finding reticle. SVD rifles also are issued with carrying sling, cleaning kit and other accessories. A standard AK-type bayonet can be installed on the barrel.
Azerbaijan officials say that these powerful versions of the original snipers including Dragunov is only used for self-defence, since Armenia has broken many ceasfire promises, and had many failed attempts which targeted on invading Azeri territory. Bangladesh: Uses Chinese Type 85 copy. Equipped with a 4x magnification optical sight which is a copy of the PSO The rifle has a slightly shorter butt.Participation Requirements: Valid Credit Card required for bidding approval.
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Please reload the page and login again. Go to Catalog. Got One to Sell? Add To Wish List. Text Reminder. Open Fullscreen. Item Views. Item Interest. Introduced inthe SVD was designed around the Soviet doctrine of the infantry sniper; as more and more infantrymen were equipped with sub-machine guns and assault rifles to meet the demands of close-quarters urban fighting, the loss in overall range was mitigated by issuing full-powered rifles to skilled marksmen permanently attached to infantry squads, who would engage threats outside the reach of the rest of the unit, in addition to thinning out targets of opportunity like officers, NCOs, radiomen, and the like.
Hooded pin front and tangent rear sights, with the "arrow in triangle" arsenal mark over "" and the serial number on the underside of the receiver, with matching bolt carrier, bolt, hammer, safety lever, gas cylinder, receiver cover and trigger housing.
Milled receiver, with integral scope rail on the left side. Smooth stock, with vented hand guard and a thumbhole buttstock with clamp-on cheekpiece and a cupped buttplate. Included with the rifle is a "NCO-1" marked rifle scope with a rubber lens cap and a sliding sunshield, as well as a canvas scope cover.
A few of the smaller components bolt, gas system, etc show sub-surface pitting. The stock is also very fine, with a few dings and scuffs. Optics are crisp. Mechanically excellent. Click here to see keyboard shortcuts. Exits full screen view for items. Moves to previous lot, or moves to previous image if full screen view is enabled. Moves to next lot, or moves to next image if full screen view is enabled. Related Items. Buyer's Premium: RIAC believes that this website is accessible to the widest possible audience pursuant to the guidelines of the Americans with Disability Act.
Click here for more information.It won competition against two other competing designs and was adopted by Soviet armed forces in as SVD. Full-scale production of this rifle commenced in It became a standard squad support weapon in service with the Soviet armed forces. Also it was exported to Warsaw Pact countries and Soviet allies.
Currently it is used by Russian and at least 30 other countries. It was license-produced in China. A copy of this weapon was produced in Iran. Since its introduction the SVD has seen action during countless wars. Production of this rifle still continues in Russia. The SVD is a squad support weapon optimized for medium-range rapid fire combat. In Russia it is considered as a sniper rifle, however it is inferior in terms of performance to most Western sniper rifles.
It is a tactical rifle, than a true sniper weapon. The SVD was not designed for highly trained sniper teams, but for designated marksmen to extend a fire reach of a squad. It can engage targets beyond the reach of Kalashnikov assault rifles. The whole concept behind this weapon is that an average individual with some simple instructions can successfully engage targets.
It is worth mentioning that during the Cold War, Soviet Army had no dedicated sniper rifle in its inventory other than SVD due to its doctrine. This tactical rifle is chambered for 7.
It is a standard ammunition used by rifles and machine guns. The SVD uses specially-designed sniper grade ammunition for precision shooting. It is much more accurate than standard ammunition.
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The SVD can also fire standard 7. Standard ammunition is available in the form of conventional, tracer or armor-piercing incendiary rounds. The SVD is a gas operated weapon. Its internal mechanisms have a number of similarities with Kalashnikov assault rifle. This weapon proved to be reliable and tolerant to abusive use. This rifle has a manual safety. The barrel is relatively thin to save weight.
Soviets and Warsaw Pact countries did not use marksman weapons with heavy barrels. The SVD is a semi-automatic weapon. It has a higher rate of fire and can make much more aimed shots comparing with bolt-action rifles.