7.62 mm Ishapore Sniper Rifle

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( Upgraded Version) 

The 7.62 mm Ishapore Sniper Rifle was designed and manufactured by the Ordanance Factory Board (OFB). Based on the requirements and conditions of the tender issued by the Indian Army for sniper rifles dated September 05 , 2012

(Old Version based one SMLE) 

Here are the specifications of the rifle

  1. Length Of Weapon – 1120 mm (without flash suppressor)
  2. Weight Of Weapon – 6.7 Kg
  3. Effective Range – 800 metres*
  4. Length Of Barrel – 680 mm (Hard Chrome) 
  5. Grooves – 04
  6. Turn of Grooves – 304.8 mm in one turn 
  7. Bolt Mechanism –  Direct Locking with barrel 
  8. Magazine Capacity – 06 rounds (with push button quick release)
  9. Safety Mechanism –Quick action engage & release
  10. Sighting System – • Adjustable iron sight for 100 , 200 , 300 and 400 meters provides • Day Light Telescope with variable magnification 3-12×50. Cross wire with mill dots, illuminated reticules , Quick detachable under mount on over body Pica Tiny Rail 1913 STD
  11. Bipod – World Standard tilt adjustment smooth leg Bipod with quick detachable under stock Pica Tiny rail mount 1913 STD
  12. Cheek Plate – Height Adjustable cheek place provided
  13. Trigger Mechanism – Adjustable trigger mechanism with trigger. Wt adjustment from 500 gm to 1.5 Kg and first pull adjustment provided
  14. Flash Suppressor – Optional 

( RFI is working for increase of effective range from 800 m to 1000m )

By – Kushal Sinha

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