| Bor |
After Poland's accession to NATO in 1999 created a need for new firearms for the Polish armed forces compatible with NATO standards.
first sniper rifle became big bore WKW Wilk - «Tor», developed by Polish plant Zaklady Mechaniczne TARNOW S. A. (Tarnow) designer Aleksander Lezucha.
In 2005, based on Tor and rifles to replace in service with the Polish Soviet sniper rifle SVD Polish designer Aleksander Lezucha developed a new 7.62-mm sniper rifle, code designation «Alex» (Alex-762).
In 2008 Alex sniper rifle caliber 7.62x51 mm NATO, after testing and refinement, was adopted by the Polish Army under the designation «Bor» and started its mass production.
| Bor |
sniper rifle Bor built in bullpup layout and has a manually reset with rotary bolt.
| Caliber, mm || 7.62x51 NATO |
| Length mm || 1038 or 938 |
| Barrel length, mm < td> 660 or 560 |
| Weight || 6.5 |
| store count. cartridges || 10 |
| Muzzle velocity |
Bullets, m / s
| 870 |
| Effective range |
| 800 |
free-floating barrel with longitudinal grooves equipped with a muzzle brake, lowering recoil force of up to 30%. In addition, instead of the muzzle brake can be mounted silencer.
Food arms ammunition made from detachable box magazine capacity of 10 rounds.
Mechanical sights available. In this type of rifle is fitted rail Picatinny rail for mounting various optical or night sights. Normally Bor rifle equipped with a telescopic sight Leupold 4.5-14x50.
COG weapons located in the pistol grip.
Lodge - aluminum frame construction with small plastic forearm.
rifle equipped with an adjustable buttstock with a cheek.
Weapon nominally completed folding bipod under the barrel and extra folding rear support under the butt.
| Bor |
With a barrel length of 660 mm (top)
And a barrel length of 560 mm (bottom)
sniper rifle Bor produced in two versions differing only barrel length:
- With a barrel length of 660 mm, the base case;
- With a barrel length of 560 mm, for special forces and police.
line sniper rifles Alex, which began with 12.7 mm large-caliber rifle has not ended for this caliber 7.62x51 mm. In 2008, Aleksander Lezucha introduced a new model for long-range sniper rifle sniper patron.338 Lapua Magnum (8.6x70 mm).
| Bor |