Sniper rifle Brugger & Thomet APR 338

    sniper rifle brugger & thomet apr 338
    Brugger & Thomet APR 338

    sniper rifle Brugger & Thomet APR 338 is designed for shooting at live targets at long ranges, as well as to engage skinned materiel and enemy equipment. To do this, a powerful sniper rifle used patron.338 Lapua Magnum.

    new rifle caliber 8.6x70 mm was developed in 2007 by the Swiss company Brugger & Thomet (B + T) on the basis of rifles Brugger & Thomet APR 308 of the same company.

    sniper rifle brugger & thomet apr 338
    Brugger & Thomet APR 338
    Main components

    Unlike APR 308 new rifle Brugger & Thomet APR 338 was offered only in the form «Military model» for use by the armed forces.

    sniper rifle Brugger & Thomet APR 338 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 longitudinal rotary bolt with three radial locking lugs in front of.

    trigger mechanism is adjustable.

    manual safety is conveniently located above the pistol grip fire control.

    The barrel rifle is a special muzzle brake having an external thread for the muffler, also manufactured by B + T. Typically, over the trunk belt is set protivomirazhnaya.

    rifle is complete plastic forearm and side-folding buttstock with adjustable butt pad and hard cheek.

    Additionally, there

    folding bipod and foldable rear support under the butt, height adjustable.

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    Caliber, mm 8.6h70
    (.338 Lapua Magnum)
    Weight empty, kg 8.2
    Length (stock decomposed) mm 1236
    Length (stock closed) mm 1002
    Barrel length, mm 690
    Effective range
    Fire, m
    Count. cartridges

    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.

    Accurancy rifle APR 338 is less than 1 minute of arc (1 MOA) at all firing ranges up to 1500 meters. When using the manufacturer's recommended cartridges (.338 LM Lapua Scenar 250 grs) rifle provides a 99% loss from the first shot sized target man's head at a distance of 600 meters, and just as likely to kill "thoracic target" at a distance of 1300 meters (also one shot).

    sniper rifle brugger & thomet apr 338
    Brugger & Thomet APR 338
    In carrying case


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