Sniper rifle QBU-88 / Type-88

    sniper rifle qbu-88 / type-88

    sniper rifle QBU-88 (also found troop designation "Type-88") was developed in China in the late 1980s, and became the first production model of the new Chinese family of small arms under the new same caliber cartridge 5.8h42 mm. < / p>

    Caliber, mm 5.8x42
    Length mm 920
    Barrel length, mm 620
    Weight empty, kg 4.1
    Capacity count. cartridges 10
    Sighting range, m 800

    rifle is intended primarily for use in lower-level military units to conduct aimed fire at ranges up to 800 meters on targets located beyond the reach of regular infantry machine.


    QBU-88 rifle uses a special option holder 5.8h42 mm. with more severe and long bullet having a piercing steel core.

    sniper rifle QBU-88 is based on a gas operated short-stroke gas piston, located above the barrel.

    Locking barrel by turning the bolt with three locking lugs.

    All mechanisms

    rifle mounted in a compact steel receiver, which is also attached to the polymer bed type bullpup.

    sniper rifle qbu-88 / type-88
    Partial disassembly

    rifle equipped nominally open iron sights located on folding bases. Diopter rear sight rifle, adjustable front sight in the ring namushnike.

    top of the receiver is a guide to install the bracket optical or night sights. Normally rifle is provided daily 4X optical sight.

    Food rifle ammunition is made from detachable 10-round magazine.


    barrel before the gun can be mounted removable folding bipod.

    trunk equipped with a long flash hider.

    sniper rifle QBU-88 was adopted by the PLA units (Army of China), the Chinese police.

    sniper rifle qbu-88 / type -88


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