Eastern Military District Snipers to Test New Weapons in 2015


Snipers of Eastern Military District during lessons on fire training in 2015 will test new weapons and expand methods to improve professional skills.

This was reported to Tass today by the head of the press service of Eastern Military District Alexander Gordeev.

“The soldiers have already started working out practical actions in the field. It is planned to realize the firing of regular weapons, including the army heavy-caliber sniper rifles ASVK 12.7 mm, which are adopted by sniper units of Eastern Military District mechanized infantry”, Gordeev said.

He explained that the rifle ASVK is designed to defeat lightly armored vehicles, various technical means and manpower of the enemy in the body armor.


Posted on January 29, 2015, in Defence Industry News. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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