| M37 Boys |
With an installed optical sight
English-caliber rifle M37 Boys was developed in the mid-1930s by Royal Small Arms Factory Enfield, there has been established its mass production.
The name "Boys" weapons received in memory of one of its main developers, Boise captain, who died shortly before the start of serial production of M37.
M37 can firing with installed optical sight to meet modern requirements to the large-caliber sniper rifles can be classified as anti-material sniper rifles.
English Boys M37 rifle was developed as an anti-tank and designed to engage lightly armored and soft-skinned materiel and its fortifications.
After field tests in 1937, the gun was accepted into service Sun England called M37, or 0.55 inch Boys Anti Tank Rifle Mk1.
| Caliber, mm || .55 ( 13.97 h99) |
| Length mm || 1626 |
| Barrel length, mm || 915 |
| Weight empty, kg || 16,3 |
| Capacity count. cartridges || 5 |
| Muzzle velocity, m / s || 900 |
< td> Sighting range, m
| 500 |
M37 also exported to other countries, including Finland, which during the Soviet-Finnish war of 1939 - 1940 was sent to 200 pieces M37 "Boys".
Shotgun - semi-automatic, single-shot. Automatic reloading works by diverting a portion of the propellant gases from the bore. The bore when fired locked gate larvae turn it on with the production of lugs.
barrel has a muzzle compensator.
Food arms ammunition is made from a one-row box magazine. Receiver window shop is on top, if you remove it closes shop special lid that leans to the right side of the weapon.
using M37 Boys
cocking handle located on the right side of the weapon and bred up to the possibility of cocking both left and right hand.
Flag mechanical fuse is located on the left side of the weapon, the pistol grip.
diopter sight, rocker, with precise shooting at distances of 300 and 500 meters, he pronounced on the left side of the weapon. Also accommodate an optical sight.
backplate M37 Boys has a thick cushion to soften the recoil of the weapon. To handle the back plate is mounted weapons transfer.
bipod stowed fold forward. The angle of inclination forward firing position is adjusted with screws.