SIG 716 Precision Sniper
In 2010, the U.S. division of international weapons concern SIG-Sauer was invited to a whole family of self-loading rifles 716 SIG caliber 7.62 mm NATO.
The range SIG 716 except automata (assault rifles) SIG 716 Tactical Patrol and SIG 716 Patrol came in and sniper rifle SIG 716 Precision Sniper.
Assault Rifle SIG 716 Patrol
SIG 716 rifles created by the same scheme and structure similar to 516 SIG caliber 5.56 NATO, except for the changes associated with the use of the cartridge 7.62x51 mm. At the same sniper rifle differs from automata (assault rifles) through a long barrels, made with greater accuracy and adjustable butt.
In fact, this weapon as well as the SIG 516 is an 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, as well as offer to the market arms again increasingly popular 7.62mm NATO.
view controls SIG 716
rifle SIG 716 SIG 516 and similar repeats system AR-15 / M16.
Automation SIG 716 - 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, but given the larger caliber.
upper and lower halves of the receiver similar to the base platform and are made from aluminum alloy with an amendment to increase the size.
sniper rifle SIG 716 Precision Sniper unlike machines of this series is equipped with heavy trunks Match length of 457 and 508 mm.
trigger mechanism and controls weapons similar to those in the AR-15 / M16.
| Caliber, mm || 7.62x51 NATO |
| Length mm || 1025 |
| Barrel length, mm || 457 |
| without magazinka Weight, kg || 3.6 |
| Shop, count . cartridges || 10, 20 |
Food arms ammunition is made from shops, used in rifles model AR-10 (T), with capacity for 10 and 20 rounds.
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 various additional accessories and fixtures.
sniper rifle equipped with a telescopic retractable buttstock with additional adjustment vertically and horizontally cheeks and neck.
SIG 716 rifles have been proposed primarily for the U.S. market, both civilian and police and army weapons market, as competitors such systems as the HK 417, FN SCAR / H Mk.17, Knights SR-25, Ar- 10 (T), and many other similar increase in the caliber of "conversion" platform Ar-15 / M16.
SIG 716 Precision Sniper