ASVK sniper system to be delivered to Russian Western Military District's reconnaissance unit in 2017 73012161

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ASVK sniper system to be delivered to Russian Western Military District's reconnaissance unit in 2017
Snipers of the Western Military District’s reconnaissance large unit based in the Nizhny Novgorod Region in the Volga area will receive the advanced Kord ASVK sniper system in early 2017, the district’s press office said.
     
ASVK sniper system to delivered Russian Western Military District reconnaissance unit in 2017 12.7mm sniper rifle ASVK
(Credit: Vitaly Kuzmin)

     
"The sniper system is designed to hit a simulated enemy’s lightly-armored vehicles and manpower. The sniper system comprises the 12.7mm ASVK Kord sniper rifle and the optical and night sniper sights," the press office said.

"The sniper system has a range of 2,000 meters," the press office added.

According to the press office, the Kord sniper system fires rounds organic to the large-caliber Kord and Utyos machineguns.

Snipers are currently undergoing additional training to operate the advanced sniper systems.
     
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