Indian military to procure 4800 Sniper rifles along with advanced sights

Indian armed forces to procure 4800 Sniper rifles (.338 Lapua Magnum) along with advanced sights. 4500 for army, 200 for IAF & 100 for the Navy. The recent RFI marks the latest attempt of the defence forces to buy the long-range weapon. The defence procurement board last month accorded the Acceptance of Necessity (AoN) for … Read more

Russia is about to replace all legendary Dragunov SVD sniper rifles with Chukavin SVCh

Russia has finished the state tests of the Chukavin SVCh sniper rifle, which is to replace the Dragunov sniper rifle (known for the Russian initials as SVD) in the troops. The Russian Army is about to get its first new sniper rifle in decades. The Chukavin sniper rifle, or SVC, replaces the Cold War–era Dragunov … Read more