sniper rifle series SRS (Stealth Recon Scout) was developed by a small American company Desert Tactical Arms (USA, Salt Lake City) and was first demonstrated in 2008 at the exhibition «SHOT Show 2008».
With interchangeable barrel and slide
new multikalibernoy rifle SRS - Nicholas Yang (Nicholas Young) starting point was a German sniper rifle DSR-1, built in bullpup layout. However, the American rifle was created taking into account the simplicity of design weapons, reduce weight, improve reliability in combat conditions, simplify and reduce the costs of production and improve the quality for combat use.
In the rifle
SRS further developed technical solutions already tested in such sniper systems, as the French rifle PMG Ultima Ratio, German rifle DSR-1 and Austrian rifle Unique Alpine TPG-1.
Originally planned to develop a sniper rifle only under SRS patron.338 Lapua Magnum. However, in the course of work, it was decided to create a new modular rifle, further equipping changeable barrels of different calibers, to improve its tactical flexibility and the possibility of providing training with cheaper cartridges (cost patronov.308 Winchester several times lower than patronov.338 Lapua Mag ).
DT SRS kalibra.308 Winchester
As a result, the company
«Desert Tactical Arms Inc» proposed several models sniper rifle series SRS:
- DT SRS - the main option under kalibry.243 Winchester, .308 Winchester, .300 Winchester Magnum, .338 Lapua Magnum.
- SRS Covert - version with integral silencer kalibra.308 Winchester (7.62x51 mm NATO).
later was offered big bore HTI (under kalibry.50 BMG, .408 Chey-Tac, .375 Chey-Tac, .416 Barrett), created on the basis rifle DT SRS. A civilian arms market model was created under kalibry.7mm SRS Hunter Rem Mag, .300 Winchester Magnum, .300 Ultra, .270 Winchester.
Kalibra.300 Winchester Magnum, .308 Winchester, .338 Lapua Magnum
(Top - down)
itself sniper rifle Stealth Recon Scout (DT SRS) built in bullpup layout with the use of plastics and aluminum, which significantly reduced the weight of the weapon.
In comparison with M4
basis of the design of aluminum rail carrier, on which are mounted a steel receiver and polymer bed.
mechanism rifle uses manually reset rotary bolt.
DT SRS is equipped with quick-swim trunk (trunk shift can be made within 2 minutes). Included with the rifle provides kits of trunks and gates for different calibers. All barrels are nominally in the muzzle of the thread for the muzzle brake or silencer. In addition, the version of the rifle SRS Covert has a short barrel with integrated silencer.
trigger mechanism - adjustable. Manual safety levers are conveniently located above the trigger guard on both sides of the arms.
Kalibra.338 Lapua Magnum
Food arms ammunition is made from a specially designed box magazine capacity of 5 rounds (6 rounds for SRS Covert).
When using the
Open rifle sights are not allowed. Instead, on the upper surface of the receiver mounted rail-type Picatinny rail, which by means of suitable brackets can be installed any type of optical sights.
handguard made more weapons guides, around the trunk, take advantage of a wide range of accessories.
Butt rifle equipped with an adjustable butt pad.
According to the manufacturer, rifle DT SRS provide patterning at 0.5 MOA (MOA) with appropriate cartridges.
| Caliber, mm || length, |
| Barrel length, |
| Weight, |
| Shop, |
| Effective |
| DT SRS || .243 Winchester || 902 || 660 < td> 5.4 || 5 || 900 |
| .300 Win Mag || 902 < td> 660 || 5.4 || 5 || 1400 |
| .308 Winchester || 800 || 560 || 5.0 || 5 || 800 |
| .338 Lapua Mag || 952 || 660 || 5.6 || 5 || 1800 |
| SRS Covert || .308 Winchester |
| 850 || 405 |
| 5.0 || 6 || 750 |