| Steyr SSG 08 |
In 2008, the famous Austrian company Steyr-Mannlicher AG introduced a new sniper rifle Steyr SSG 08.
rifle SSG 08 is a further development of a pretty successful SSG 04 sniper rifle company Steyr-Mannlicher AG, and differs from its predecessor mainly new aluminum lodge with adjustable side-folding butt, and as a result, several large mass.
new SSG 08 rifle was created with the participation of experts from the famous Austrian police special units COBRA.
| Steyr SSG 08 |
Issue Steyr SSG 08 is carried out in two variants (SSG 08 and SSG 08 Compact), differing in the length of the barrel.
Sniper Rifle Steyr SSG 08 has a rotary bolt with four lugs arranged in pairs in front of the gate.
trigger mechanism of the rifle - a controlled descent without warning.
Steyr SSG 08
The stock closed
Precision barrels are made by cold rotary forging and equipped with a muzzle brake.
open sighting device is not equipped with a rifle, and the receiver is set to guide type Picatinny rail, allowing fast and accurate installation of any optical and night sights on appropriate mounts.
Food weapons made from detachable box magazine capacity of 10 rounds.
Lodge rifle is made of aluminum with plastic lining and has a side-folding stock with adjustable height comb and butt pad.
butt integrated adjustable back support.
In front of the lodge has a folding bipod mount.
handguard rifle fitted with additional rail type Picatinny rail for attaching various accessories.
In the base case
Steyr SSG 08 company Steyr-Mannlicher AG has developed its modification - Steyr Elite 08, which differs from SSG 08 longer directing extra long Picatinny-rail handguard on a slightly altered and barrel length.
| Steyr Elite 08 |
| Steyr SSG 08 || Steyr SSG 08 Compact || Steyr Elite 08 |
| Caliber, mm || 7.62x51 NATO (.308 Win) |
| Length, |
- Butt decomposed
- The stock closed
| Barrel length, mm || 600 || 508 || 570 tr > |
| Weight empty kg. || 5.7 || 5.5 || 5.7 |
| Shop count. cartridges || 10 |