| Galil |
Bipod with the store 12 rounds of
From the mid-eighties of the twentieth century Israeli company «Israeli Military Industries» started production of semi-automatic sniper rifle «Galil», developed on the basis of automatic Galil.
With 25 rounds magazine for
IDF - IDF sniper rifle «Galil» known as «GALAT'Z» - the name is an abbreviation of the official name of this rifle in Hebrew - "Galil T'zalaphim".
Rifle unlike machine made under a more powerful cartridge 7,62 x51 mm NATO.
Purpose rifle was determined before its creation - to replace standing while armed with a sniper system M14. But first, tests showed that the Galil is not technologically new weapons. Moreover, ready to replace the M14 was higher quality, ahead GALAT'Z and accuracy. Israeli novelty hardly showed accuracy 1.5 MOA, while as the standard for M14 SWS was 1 MOA. Furthermore, GALAT'Z was much more expensive U.S. rival - M14 sold to Israel at bargain prices through the U.S. Agency for military assistance (FMS).
From the 1990s, was launched a modernized version GALIL, for special forces.
| Galil |
Option for special operations
| Caliber, mm || 7.62x51 NATO (.308 Win) |
| Weight unloaded, sight, bipod, kg || 6.0 |
| Length (stock extended), mm || 1114 |
| Length (stock closed) mm || 840 |
| Barrel length, mm || 508 |
| Muzzle velocity, m / s || 800 |
| Sighting range, m || 1000 |
| Capacity count. cartridges || 12, 25 |
This rifle features primarily metal butt, frame construction. Butt equipped with adjustable butt pad and cheek made of rubber. Under the gun bipod attached modernized, also available with different options (arms, lights, etc.).
Design and operation of the basic units of a sniper rifle Galil almost fully compliant machine Galil, but with the changes necessary for a sniper weapon.
The stock closed
trigger mechanism allows the rifle reference only a single lamp. GALIL rifle equipped with heavy barrel length of 508 mm, at the end of the barrel is mounted compensator-arrestor.
Translator fuse - two positions made by type of Soviet AK-47, dubbed the left side of a small lever.
Forearm - wood, increased compared with automaton, made up of two halves.
tsevyu folding bipod attached.
Butt also wooden, folded turning on the right side of the weapon. To fit the weapon under the needle, the stock has an adjustable cheek.
In carrying case
staffing for both versions is a six-fold rifle sniper scope "Nimrod 6x40" Japanese production. Fastening sight holds type LED, the left side of the receiver. Small offset from the axis of sight to the left allows you to use conventional weapons sight and freely disassemble weapons. To provide support for other sights on a modified version, on a standard mounting rail mounted "Picatinny».
Both versions can be equipped with a silencer GALIL.
Food arms ammunition is made from a box magazine, 12 and 25 cartridges.
GALAT'Z comes in padded case with two shops on 25 rounds, a special anti-reflective coating for optics and cleaning kit.
later became a sniper rifle made by GALIL Israel Weapon Industries.
GALIL / GALAT'Z was adopted by some army and police units and special forces in Israel some foreign countries.
In addition, the main buyers of rifles made by third world countries.