The rifle SVLC-14S "Dusk" struck at a distance of 4178 meters. Tests were held at the site in the Kaluga region. Weapon developed by designer Vladislav Lobayev.
According to the information, in order to break the world record in 4157 meters, installed with the help of an American-made M-300 rifle, Russian engineers had to upgrade the “Dusk” and change the cartridge.
“The new model has a reinforced multilayer sandwich made of carbon fiber, Kevlar and fiberglass, and is specifically designed to be used with such powerful ammunition as Cheytac. Also, for greater reinforcement of the design, a long aluminum chassis is integrated into the box, ”the message says.
The upgrade allowed to disperse a bullet weighing 30 grams to an initial speed of 1100 meters per second. To stop on the reached result designers from Tarusa do not intend.
In the coming days we plan to improve our own record and set it at the level of 4200 meters,said Lobayev.
It is reported that the SVLC-14 “Dusk” rifle is designed for ultra-long-range shooting. The model with which it was possible to set a record, while exclusive. Its cost was about 2-million rubles.