In the mid-1990s, the Israeli firm IMI (Israel Military Industries) to replace the rifle Galil / GALATZ developed a new sniper rifle SR-99.
IMI SR-99 is a modernized version of a sniper rifle Galil / GALATZ with changes aimed at improving the ergonomics and weight reduction of weapons by using more modern materials.
sniper rifle IMI SR-99 received a new stock, orthopedic pistol grip, handguard made of high polymer and antimirazhnuyu tape.
Design and operation nodes sniper rifle SR-99 are similar to those in the Galil / GALATZ (created on the basis of automatic Galil) and almost completely corresponds machine Galil, but with the changes necessary for a sniper weapon.
| Caliber, mm || 7.62x51 NATO (.308 Win) |
| Length (stock decomposed / complex) mm || 1112/845 |
< td> Barrel length, mm
| 508 |
| Weight (without magazine and Optics / max), kg || 5.1 / 6.9 |
| store count. cartridges || 10, 25 |
| Muzzle velocity, m / s || 800 |
| Sighting range, m || 1000 |
trigger mechanism allows the rifle reference only a single lamp.
Fuse-translator - two positions, made the type of the Soviet AK-47, with duplicated on the left side a small lever.
rifle has a heavy barrel length of 508 mm. The trunk is equipped with a flame arrester-compensator. Above the barrel can attach antimirazhnoy tape.
rifle can be equipped with a silencer.
provided with additional guides for mounting various accessories and tools (handle, flashlight, etc.).
When using the
tsevyu attached folding adjustable bipod.
Fold the right side of the butt is made of high-strength polymer and has an adjustable cheek and butt pad, and also has an additional adjustable third leg.
staffing for the rifle is a six-fold sniper scope "Nimrod 6x40". Fastening sight holds type LED, the left side of the receiver. To provide support for other sights on a standard mounting rail is type Picatinny.
Food arms ammunition is made from a box magazine 10 and 25 rounds.
all innovations in SR-99 is in no way affected the quality of the shooting, which, as in the Galil / GALATZ remained under 1.5 MOA.
Issue sniper rifle IMI SR-99 has been launched in 2000, which adopted a different army and police special forces.