TSNIITOCHMASH Creates Newest Sniper Rifle for Russian Armed Forces
Central Research Institute of Precision Engineering (TSNIITOCHMASH) creates a new sniper rifle with unique specifications for Russian firearms, TSNIITOCHMASH CEO Dmitry Semizorov said.
“To date, we have taken the initiative to develop a sniper set of new calibers, which was not yet existed in our country. The first one has 7.62х51 mm caliber and the second – 8.6×69 mm. The work which received the general name “accuracy”, is carried out by our five enterprises, whose task is to create a Russian sniper complex, not inferior to foreign analogues,” he said on the air of radio programme “National Defense”.
According to Semizorov, at this stage of work the company’s specialists have now completed the production of experimental samples to enter the pre-test.