| Steyr SSG 04 |
Austrian Rifle Steyr SSG 04 (ScharfSchutzen Gewehr 2004) is a further development of the sniper rifle Steyr SSG 69.
SSG 04 rifle was developed in 2004, the famous Austrian company Steyr-Mannlicher AG, which was also launched production of these weapons.
rifle is intended to arm the army and police forces, as well as sports competitions.
is based SSG 04 rifle on a system of 96 SBS developed by Steyr Mannlicher mid-1990s for a new line of hunting and sporting rifles.
Steyr SSG 04
Sniper Rifle Steyr-Mannlicher SSG 04 has a rotary bolt with four lugs arranged in pairs in front of the gate, the bore when fired rotating bolt locked.
Precision barrels are made by cold rotary forging and equipped with a muzzle brake.
Open rifle sights are not allowed. When this is set to the receiver rail-type Picatinny rail, allowing fast and accurate installation of any optical and night sights on appropriate mounts.
Shock - trigger Steyr SSG 04 is similar to the trigger mechanism rifle Steyr SSG 69. USM - adjustable trigger without warning.
Food arms ammunition made from detachable box magazine.
Unlike its predecessor SSG 04 received stock with height-adjustable cheek stock and fore-end (similar Steyr Elite). On the back plate also has a rubber cushion to soften the impact.
butt and rifle stock made of glass fiber reinforced polyamide.
rifle under the bed are adjustable folding bipod.
On the basis of a sniper rifle Steyr SSG 04 was created modification - Steyr SSG 04 Compact, which uses patron.308 Winchester (7.62x51mm NATO) and the shortened barrel.
SSG 04 sniper rifle was adopted by a number of security services and police forces of the European countries.
Using appropriate ammunition, rifles SSG 04 provide stable accuracy less than one minute of arc on the practical firing ranges.
| SSG 04 || SSG 04 Compact |
| Caliber, mm || .308 Winchester |
| 300 Winchester Magnum || .308 Winchester |
| Length mm || 1175 || 1175 || 1083 |
| Barrel length, mm || 600 || 600 || 508 |
< td> Weight empty, kg
| 4,58 || 4,58 || 4,34 |
| Capacity count. cartridges || 10 || 8 || 10 |