Sniper rifle Brugger & Thomet APR 308

    sniper rifle brugger & thomet apr 308
    Brugger & Thomet APR 308
    With protivomirazhnoy tape over the barrel

    In 2003, the Swiss arms company Brugger & Thomet (B + T) based on the design of the French rifle PGM Mini-Hecate was developed by APR 308 sniper rifle.

    Military Police Suppressed
    Caliber, mm 7.62x51 NATO (.308 Win)
    Length (butt decomposed) mm 1139 1028 1211
    Length (stock closed) mm 906 795 978
    Barrel length, mm 610 500 400
    Weight empty, kg 7.01 6.8 8.2
    Count. cartridges
    Effective range
    Fire, m
    1000 600 150

    Initially the company B + T was a distributor of arms firm PGM, however competition for a new sniper rifle for the armed forces of Singapore company B + T acquired the rights to the design of the rifle from its developers - brothers Gonne (Gonnet), and refined it.

    First rifle

    APR 308 was presented at MILIPOL 2005, the same year she was accepted into service in Singapore.

    sniper rifle Brugger & Thomet APR 308 has a modular design, which is based on aluminum rail - chassis. Her upper receiver with bolt group and posted cantilever barrel, as well as elements of the lodge.

    mechanism rifle uses rotary bolt with three radial locking lugs in front of.

    The barrel rifle is a special muzzle brake having an external thread for the muffler, also manufactured by B + T.

    sniper rifle brugger & thomet apr 308
    Brugger & Thomet APR 308
    With an installed muffler

    trigger mechanism is adjustable, manual safety is conveniently located above the pistol grip fire control.

    sniper rifle brugger & thomet apr 308
    Brugger & Thomet APR 308
    With folded butt

    rifle is complete plastic forearm and side-folding buttstock with adjustable butt pad and hard cheek. Additionally, there are folding bipod and foldable rear support under the butt, height adjustable.

    rifle equipped with an optical sight nominally Brugger & Thomet TRS (Tactical Rifle Scope) Variable Scope 3-12X, manufactured exclusively for Brugger & Thomet by Schmidt & Bender. The sight is mounted on a full-time guide type Picatinny rail. In addition, the rifle is equipped with backup iron sights as a folding front and rear sights.

    Food arms ammunition made from detachable box magazine capacity of 10 rounds.

    Especially for shooting subsonic ammo was proposed version of the rifle Brugger & Thomet APR 308 with an integral silencer.

    sniper rifle brugger & thomet apr 308
    Brugger & Thomet APR 308
    With integral silencer removed
    In the basic model

    «Military» sniper rifle Brugger & Thomet APR 308 available in versions «Police model» and «Suppressed model» differing barrel length, weight, respectively, and a firing range.

    According to the specs, using the manufacturer's recommended ammo (7.62x51 Norma Diamond Line 190 grs Sierra Matchking HPBT) rifle provides a 99% loss from the first shot sized target man's head at a distance of 400 meters, and with the same probability of defeat "thoracic target" at a distance of 800 meters (also a single shot). Patterning on tests was less than 1 minute of arc (1 MOA) on all practical firing ranges (up to 1000 meters).

    sniper rifle Brugger & Thomet APR 308, except weapons law enforcement, was also offered to the market for civilian weapons arrow-athletes.


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