Sniper rifle SIG 516 Precision Marksman

    sniper rifle sig 516 precision marksman

    SIG 516 Precision Marksman

    In 2010, the U.S. division of international weapons concern SIG-Sauer was invited to a whole family of self-loading rifles 516 SIG caliber 5.56 mm NATO.

    sniper rifle sig 516 precision marksman
    Assault Rifle SIG516 Patrol

    The range SIG 516 except automata (assault rifles) SIG516 PDW, SIG516 CQB, SIG516 Tactical Patrol, SIG516 Patrol came in and self-loading rifle SIG 516 Precision Marksman, designed for use as a sniper weapon.

    All family

    SIG 516 rifles created by the same scheme. At the same sniper rifle differs from automata (assault rifles) through a long barrels made with greater accuracy and adjustable butts.

    In fact, guns SIG line 516 represents another attempt to improve became popular in the U.S. system rifles AR-15 / M16 by eliminating the most controversial element of this design - direct venting into the bolt, Eugene Stoner's design. Structurally SIG 516 repeats system AR-15 / M16 and is compatible with most components.

    sniper rifle sig 516 precision marksman
    view controls SIG 516

    Automatic weapons - vapor, however, instead of the long gas tube above the barrel set separate gas piston with short stroke, through a special rod transmits impulses to the bolt carrier. The design of the gas outlet assembly provided a three-position manual gas regulator. Butterfly, made standard for systems like the AR-15 / M16.

    Also standard for the underlying platform upper and lower halves of the receiver, made of aluminum alloy.

    sniper rifle SIG 516 Precision Marksman unlike the machine is equipped with a heavy Match barrels length of 457 and 508 mm.

    trigger mechanism and controls weapons similar to those in the AR-15 / M16.

    Caliber, mm 5.56x45 NATO
    (.223 Remington)
    - Butt pushed
    - Nominated butt

    Barrel length, mm 457
    Weight without magazine, kg 3.5
    store count. cartridges 10, 20, 30

    Food arms ammunition magazine capacity is carried out at 10, 20 and 30 rounds used in assault rifles.

    On top of the receiver is a guide type Picatinny rail, providing installation of any sighting devices by the user.


    consists of four universal rails, allowing the use of other than a bipod various additional accessories and fixtures.

    Rifle SIG 516 Precision Marksman is equipped with a telescopic retractable buttstock with additional adjustment vertically and horizontally.

    SIG 516 rifles have been proposed primarily for the U.S. market, both civilian and police and army weapons market.

    sniper rifle sig 516 precision marksman

    SIG 516 Precision Marksman


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