In the early 1990s, the Croatian firm «Elmech Razvoj», a special program of creation of small arms, work began on the creation of a new sniper rifle.
In early 1991, delivered the first samples of the new rifle, designed for use patrona.308 Winchester (7.62x51 mm NATO) and received the designation EM 992. In mid-1991 Elmech offered her a modernized version with the designation under patron.300 EMM 992 Winchester Magnum (7.62h67 mm). By mid-1991 was the serial production of rifles EM 992, and by the end of 1992 - EMM 992.
Design rifles EM 992 and 992 is identical to EMM, and the difference is only in the used cartridge and associated minor changes.
view bolt group EM 992 / EMM 992
rifles are built on a classic layout.
EM992 and EMM992 are samples opt weapons with conventional longitudinal rotary bolt with four lugs.
handle reloading is on the right side of the receiver.
trigger mechanism allows adjustment efforts descent 0.9-1.7 kg range.
trunk floating type. On the barrel has a flash suppressor, also performs the function of the muzzle brake and reduces recoil up to 40%.
Food arms ammunition made from detachable box magazine capacity of 5 rounds.
| EM 992 || EMM 992 |
| Caliber, mm || 7.62x51 |
| 7.62h67 |
(.300 Win Mag)
| Length mm || 1210 || 1240 |
| Barrel length, mm || 670 || 690 |
| Weight empty, kg || 6.5 || 6.6 |
| store count. cartridges || 5 || 5 |
| Muzzle velocity, m / s || 870 || 1035 |
| Effective range, m || 900 || 1200 |
rifles equipped with open iron sights, providing accurate shooting at a range of up to 400 meters Here on the receiver equipped with an optical sight «Leupold» Variable Scope 3.5 - 10 x 42.
Lodge is made of multilayered wood impregnated with synthetic resins and lacquered green color, which, combined with a yellowish color of natural wood creates a camouflage effect. Handle of the stock given a convenient form of the pistol grip and the butt plate is provided with a rubber shock absorber.
front of forearm mounted adjustable bipod made of aluminum.
Rifles EM 992 and EMM 992 have almost the same accuracy: 200m series of 5 bullets fit into the circle with a diameter of 20 mm at a distance of 600 m - in the range of 70 mm in diameter, at a distance of 900 m - in a circle of diameter 210 mm, and when shooting at a distance of 1200 m diameter of the circle is increased to 380 mm.
Both rifles were adopted by the Croatian army, police and special anti-terrorist unit «Luczko».