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In India, there were problems with the replacement of SVD with "modern" sniper rifles

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The Indian military command unexpectedly (although typical of India - quite expected) decided to reconsider plans to rearm the troops with new sniper rifles. Recall that earlier in the armed forces of India, it was declared readiness to abandon the SVD "with the transition to a more modern and effective sniper weapon».


As it turns out, now in New Delhi they decided to reduce the volume of proposed purchases by more than three times. If initially the planned purchase volumes of sniper rifles were designated at the level of 5720 units and 10 million rounds of ammunition for them, now the Indian media already speaks of 1,8 thousand rifles. 2,7 million cartridges are planned for rifles. Initially, the value of the potential contract was designated at the level of 141 million dollars. The new amount is not announced.

The following fact is noteworthy: when reporters asked the official representative of the Indian armed forces, Aman Anand, to comment on a significant reduction in planned volumes, he said that he could not give any comments on this issue. The reason for this impossibility is not explained.

At the moment, it is known that India, after many months of studying options for the purchase of sniper weapons, was not able to determine a possible supplier. For "study", several units were purchased from various suppliers, including weapons such as the Beretta Scorpio TGT "Victrix". However, after "studying" the Indian Ministry of Defense decided that sniper rifles "do not meet the requirements of the Indian army in a number of ways against the background of its price." The request is traditional: high slaughter range, the presence of progressive optics, low weight and low price. It remains to find a manufacturer that would provide these Indian requests.

In other words, in India there were problems with the abandonment of the SVD, which have been in service since the 1960's. Demands for more modern weapons are too high, including the traditional one - on the localization of weapons production in Indian factories. Many manufacturers are clearly not ready to go for the transfer of production technologies in India with a whole series of other requirements when concluding a contract.
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  1. Dimy4
    Dimy4 21 November 2019 07: 29
    +16
    Let the muskets buy for themselves and put the spyglasses with crosses drawn on the glass.
    1. novel66
      novel66 21 November 2019 07: 34
      +11
      yes, they may have ... the legacy of colonialism, so to speak
      1. Hunter 2
        Hunter 2 21 November 2019 07: 53
        +31
        Quote: novel xnumx
        yes, they may have ... the legacy of colonialism, so to speak

        Greetings Roman! hi Hindus would decide for a start ... Snipers of what level - they were going to rearm! And then formulate the requirements for new rifles ... for now it's just a crazy situation ... Snipers capable of firing a shot at a mile and a half and further - in all of India with their billionth population ... you can count on the fingers! SVD - An excellent rifle of an ordinary army sniper, arrows for the ordered Beretta - piece goods, as a rule choosing weapons for themselves - Alone! With a special, army-sports level of training. And You are right, they first have songs and then Thoughts!
        1. novel66
          novel66 21 November 2019 07: 55
          +7
          Hi, Lesh! hi Well, yes, in their terminology - either a Marxman or a sniper ... and yes those rifles and a cartridge must not be made of army zinc
          1. Hunter 2
            Hunter 2 21 November 2019 07: 58
            +14
            338 LM. The rifle is interesting, but not semi-automatic! I personally ORSIS T 5000, like it more! Several special forces championships have been won with her! good
            1. novel66
              novel66 21 November 2019 08: 16
              +4
              paw magnum? I'm only a theorist ..
              1. Hunter 2
                Hunter 2 21 November 2019 08: 25
                +5
                Yes sir! There is a cartridge fellow
                1. novel66
                  novel66 21 November 2019 08: 26
                  +4
                  Lesh, and you read Steve Hunter, did he have a series about the sniper of American Bob Lee Suegger? opinion is interesting
                  1. Hunter 2
                    Hunter 2 21 November 2019 08: 42
                    +6
                    No Roman, did not read request somehow not interested in me fiction on this subject feel
                    I’ll think that I advise you to read, if you are interested in the topic! hi I'll throw in a personal.
                    1. novel66
                      novel66 21 November 2019 08: 45
                      +4
                      there, besides artistry, there are a lot of technical details ... I even started to understand what shooting at a distance
              2. bouncyhunter
                bouncyhunter 21 November 2019 08: 39
                +9
                Roma, Alexei - welcome. hi
                Do you mind if I speak out? .338 Lapua Magnum is considered appropriate for use at ranges from 500 to 1300 meters. Another thing is that we do not know what requirements in India are imposed on rifles to replace SVD. Especially when you consider how they like to twist their tail. wink
                1. novel66
                  novel66 21 November 2019 08: 43
                  +3
                  it’s precisely this torsion that knocks down, it’s not at all clear what Pash wants, hello! hi
                  1. bouncyhunter
                    bouncyhunter 21 November 2019 08: 45
                    +9
                    Quote: novel xnumx
                    it’s not at all clear what they want

                    Like what ? And eat the fish, and ride a trolley for free. yes
                2. Hunter 2
                  Hunter 2 21 November 2019 08: 52
                  +5
                  Quote: bouncyhunter
                  Roma, Alexei - welcome. hi
                  Do you mind if I speak out? .338 Lapua Magnum is considered appropriate for use at ranges from 500 to 1300 meters. Another thing is that we do not know what requirements in India are imposed on rifles to replace SVD. Especially when you consider how they like to twist their tail. wink

                  Greetings Paul! hi Infa slipped - they want to beat one and a half ... ... the whole Indian army laughing
                  The only problem is that training a sniper of this level is more expensive than firing at such distances with ATGMs fool
                  By the way, now there are a lot of instructions on varminting ... which is generally a similar lesson drinks
                  1. bouncyhunter
                    bouncyhunter 21 November 2019 08: 59
                    +8
                    Quote: Hunter 2
                    they want to beat one and a half ... the whole Indian army

                    Not a fig of ambition!
                    Quote: Hunter 2
                    The only problem is that training a sniper of this level is more expensive than firing at such distances with ATGMs

                    That's right. A competent sniper is a piece of goods. And even his rifle will cost less.
                    Quote: Hunter 2
                    By the way, now there are a lot of instructions on varminting ... which is generally a similar lesson

                    The sniper not only shoots accurately ... wink drinks
                    1. Hunter 2
                      Hunter 2 21 November 2019 09: 12
                      +7
                      Exactly right paul good but ... you can describe the training of the Sniper Extra Class only in a cycle of books and instructions ... starting from psychological preparation, survival skills, camouflage, physical preparation, the choice of weapons, shooting training, the right choice of Objective, meteorologists, the distance of confident shooting ... .. anti-sniper fighting, etc., etc.
                      Warming gives a general idea of ​​the complexity of firing a long-range shot. drinks
                      1. bouncyhunter
                        bouncyhunter 21 November 2019 09: 33
                        +5
                        I propose to go to "you". drinks That's right, Lesha. You just forgot to mention that a sniper is not a profession, but a gift. Without a predisposition, all training will fly into the pipe. soldier
                      2. Hunter 2
                        Hunter 2 21 November 2019 09: 45
                        +6
                        I agree Pasha! Moreover, there is a scientific approach, like 1/10 - you can bring up an excellent shooter, even an athlete ... but, only 1 of these units can be made an Extra Class Sniper! A gift and a special mindset! I disagree only with the fact that this is not a profession, in every business - there are ignoramuses, middle peasants, talents well and kissed by God! soldier
                      3. bouncyhunter
                        bouncyhunter 21 November 2019 09: 51
                        +4
                        Quote: Hunter 2
                        Gift and special mindset

                        Your truth . yes
                        Quote: Hunter 2
                        ignoramuses, middle peasants, talents well and God kissed

                        Marxmen will come out of the first two categories, and Snipers from the second. This is purely my opinion, which I do not impose on anyone.
                    2. Alexey RA
                      Alexey RA 21 November 2019 14: 17
                      +4
                      Quote: bouncyhunter
                      Not a fig of ambition!

                      Most likely, this is due to the eternal headache of the Indians - they need to solve the problem of heavy and group weapons with a small gun.
                      In a normal situation, an ATGM or a 23-30 mm cannon (or even "samovars") will work for such a target. But the Indians in the border conflict zone have their hands tied with all sorts of agreements on ceasefires, on the limitation of the use of heavy weapons in these zones, and demands to avoid escalation at all costs. Because today you have worked out of 30 mm, and tomorrow from the other side you will be happily greeted by 105 mm. And packs will still declare at all corners that they are only took symmetrical measures - for the Indians started first.
                      So the dances around sniper rifles begin.
                      1. bouncyhunter
                        bouncyhunter 22 November 2019 12: 06
                        +3
                        Alexey hi
                        Your arguments are not without logic. That is - the Indians will rely on sniper antimaterial long-range rifles (large caliber)?
                      2. Rwmos
                        Rwmos 22 November 2019 23: 52
                        -1
                        There it’s funny looking that the places are good, where you put 30, but I’ll demolish it from below)
                        And for the armory - they just need a sharpshooter rifle - they explained it right above.
                        Psi: sharpe - and get it. The sniper is redundant, the machine gun is also working mona) Tactics
                3. aszzz888
                  aszzz888 21 November 2019 09: 10
                  +3
                  bouncyhunter (Pasha) Today, 08: 39


                  Hello Pasha! hi By shooting you DOCA !. Did not try, at least half the rate, to them an instructor? You look and the matter would be touched by them. wink
                  1. bouncyhunter
                    bouncyhunter 21 November 2019 09: 36
                    +5
                    Seryoga, be healthy! hi
                    Quote: aszzz888
                    Did not try, at least half the rate, to them an instructor?

                    I study well, but I don’t know how to teach - there is no talent. Even the Indians. lol
                4. SAG
                  SAG 23 November 2019 02: 04
                  0
                  Quote: bouncyhunter
                  Another thing is that we do not know what requirements in India are imposed on rifles to replace SVD. Especially when you consider how they like to twist their tail. wink

                  Nothing special by Indian standards ... Direct firing range from 2500 to 4000, 20x optics, 100 rounds magazine, zero return, homing bullets and the transfer of all technologies at the price of a bag of rice apiece, but an exchange for the same SVD 1 is better: 1 + they will dedicate a song to you and make a film about it
            2. aiden
              aiden 22 November 2019 22: 13
              +1
              Including the Chinese won with her
        2. Gray brother
          Gray brother 21 November 2019 08: 53
          +2
          Quote: Hunter 2
          . Snipers of what level - they are going to rearm!

          Yes, they are all bold as tigers and vigilant as eagles - this is the level of, approximately, a god.
          1. Hunter 2
            Hunter 2 21 November 2019 08: 57
            +5
            Quote: Gray Brother
            Quote: Hunter 2
            . Snipers of what level - they are going to rearm!

            Yes, they are all bold as tigers and vigilant as eagles - this is the level of, approximately, a god.

            laughing Greetings! Well then Everything is clear! wassat but ... all the same, all tigers and eagles cannot be transferred to one rifle ... unfortunately - anyway, the approach is individual ... maybe there are falcons and Leopards laughing
      2. Okolotochny
        Okolotochny 21 November 2019 12: 40
        -1
        Lee Enfield is over !!!
        1. haron
          haron 13 December 2019 18: 55
          -1
          Quote: Okolotochny
          Lee Enfield is over !!!

          somehow sarcasm on this site is not welcome.
          If we are sarcastic, either the enfields have sailed long ago into the abyss of the Indian bureaucracy. That's about the new AK question. Either they want NK for 308 wines, then paw, then some kind of crap instead of the USSR standards.
          God with him, Jamu and Kashmir, coupled with Mohammedanism, not quite suitable for our standards - geography !? But the pettiness of purchases begins to strain! They are either traded with the Russian Federation, or have adopted a defensive strategy?
          1. Okolotochny
            Okolotochny 14 December 2019 11: 58
            -2
            Sarcasm is not welcome? Yah? You read comments on political and political topics, and then teach.
            1. haron
              haron 18 December 2019 20: 31
              0
              So sure, Comrade Marshal!
              There is - to read and then teach!
    2. Civil
      Civil 21 November 2019 07: 40
      +15


      There is a great Indian sniper moment. laughing
      1. sh3roman
        sh3roman 21 November 2019 18: 47
        +2
        Maybe I didn’t understand what ??? a woman was charged from a vintar’s forehead, and then she still chatters ????? This is a game !!!!!
        1. Russian Central Asian
          Russian Central Asian 21 November 2019 23: 28
          0
          this is not game, this is Indian movie bully
      2. Russian Central Asian
        Russian Central Asian 21 November 2019 23: 30
        +1
        gorgeous passage !!!!! +++++ bully laughing
      3. Lena Petrova
        Lena Petrova 22 November 2019 20: 38
        +3
        That's where the Indian women have points on their foreheads. I thought ...
    3. cost
      cost 21 November 2019 07: 55
      +6
      The request is traditional: high slaughter range, the availability of progressive optics, low weight and low price

      Let the elephant urgently fill up and jump to Ukraine, so the Canadians are going to fit in a batch of CDX Lite and CDX Tac sniper rifles. If you promise a rollback, the Ukrainians will gladly sell them. By the way, jewels can be bought inexpensively there. laughing
      1. novel66
        novel66 21 November 2019 08: 22
        +2
        and there seemed to be "barrets"
    4. Wolverine
      Wolverine 21 November 2019 09: 56
      +5
      Quote: Dimy4
      Let the muskets buy for themselves and put the spyglasses with crosses drawn on the glass.


      Not a great specialist, of course, but I think that buying expensive items does not make sense in real hostilities, they will find and cover them with mortars, but if every third soldier is with SVD, there will be more sense.
  2. Alexander Petrov1
    Alexander Petrov1 21 November 2019 07: 31
    +7
    The best military sniper rifle of the World saved tens of thousands of simple snipers in the swamp and in the desert and in the cold and didn’t figure out anything more reliable and cheap than invent a bicycle, it’s still better for a simple fighter in a dirty trench in the World to come up with nothing they’ll come up with except Russia, especially at such a low price ...
    1. URAL72
      URAL72 21 November 2019 08: 42
      +9
      In our RV and in the SAF recently received Mosinki. In my RV - one. Adapter, Picatinny rail, imported sight, 8x. SVD is now gathering dust (a sniper is one, although there should be two in the state). The special mosquito, a sniper, came with an eye, but it is already inferior even to the OPS-1, therefore it was replaced. At your own expense, of course, this is the DPR!
  3. Same lech
    Same lech 21 November 2019 07: 31
    +2
    Again, the Indians are weird ... you know the market ... you have to bargain.
  4. novel66
    novel66 21 November 2019 07: 33
    +10
    tradition ... without dancing in any way ... but it doesn’t dance - either good or cheap, no one wants to understand the Hindu soul
    1. Uncle lee
      Uncle lee 21 November 2019 07: 47
      +4
      slaughter range, the presence of progressive optics, low weight and low price.
      and where will you find this? Though dance!
      SVD is SVD! hi
      1. novel66
        novel66 21 November 2019 07: 51
        +7
        what are we talking about hi also reliability!
  5. Mountain shooter
    Mountain shooter 21 November 2019 07: 34
    +8
    Kickbacks received. Reviewed. Too small. We tighten the issue, transfer the solution to the distant future. tongue gypsies ...
  6. Valery Valery
    Valery Valery 21 November 2019 07: 42
    +1
    These Indians are funny. Just like our closest neighbors: they want to eat the fish and change their orientation ...
    1. novel66
      novel66 21 November 2019 07: 52
      +3
      gay club "back to front" .. here you can eat not only fish ..
  7. Amateur
    Amateur 21 November 2019 07: 52
    -1
    The principle of choosing weapons by the Indian military
    I saw yesterday crayfish rifles of five rubles. But large, But five rubles ...
    True, big ...
    and today were three,
    but small, but three ...
  8. Zaurbek
    Zaurbek 21 November 2019 07: 52
    +2
    Well there is no way. Theoretically, while you can buy new sights on SVD ....
  9. cosmonaut
    cosmonaut 21 November 2019 08: 03
    +1
    sadness, there wasn’t enough money ... actually sniper weapons and ammunition are expensive. And with their requests and capabilities they can only provide a couple of killers
  10. Wedmak
    Wedmak 21 November 2019 08: 06
    +3
    Hindus were not themselves without the traditional dances "buy-not-buy-buy a lot-buy a little-give the technology, can it be free?"
  11. rocket757
    rocket757 21 November 2019 08: 08
    +4
    That la la! How familiar all this is, and already to everyone!
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  13. Flooding
    Flooding 21 November 2019 08: 17
    +2
    Traditional Indian fun - rake dancing - no longer surprises anyone.
  14. Basarev
    Basarev 21 November 2019 08: 18
    -15
    Well, what do we care about India? They themselves are not better. Until now, we can’t get rid of this rubbish from the time of Gagarin.
    1. tarabar
      tarabar 21 November 2019 08: 34
      +8
      And I would not refuse such "rubbish" in my closet. laughing
      1. Basarev
        Basarev 21 November 2019 08: 36
        -7
        Right. Only for civilians is it suitable. But this is clearly a technically obsolete weapon, almost unsuitable for the regular army.
      2. Fedorov
        Fedorov 21 November 2019 21: 17
        0
        They need a safe there, and a trained dog. with a personal alarm.
    2. Fedorov
      Fedorov 21 November 2019 08: 37
      +7
      As for the trash, I would argue. We ourselves are from the time of Gagarin. wink
      1. Basarev
        Basarev 21 November 2019 09: 18
        -11
        I doubt even the need for an army sniper. It was invented as a temporary gag, when the machine did not always have enough range to hit not the closest target. Now that the range of the assault rifles has increased, good optics have appeared on them - was the army sniper so needed? And since a sniper is not needed, then a rifle created just for this purpose is not needed. And further. If you don’t need a sniper, then maybe you should completely review the entire department? Revise the size and composition. But from here comes the global revision of military professions, which leads to the revision of even the whole doctrine - up to the manning of the armed forces and the rank system.
        1. Karen
          Karen 21 November 2019 09: 29
          +6
          Quote: Basarev
          I doubt even the need for an army sniper

          A very necessary profession ... In the war of the 90s, my friends were forced to sniper at a distance of 800m from Kalashnikov, and without optics, since there were no optics ...
          Quote: Basarev
          Now that the range of the assault rifles has increased,

          Enlighten, please, about the range of modern automatic weapons ...
          1. Basarev
            Basarev 21 November 2019 09: 49
            -8
            Now, at least in the west, an effective range of 800 m is laid as a standard. I read the story of how in Iraq, Americans easily fell into the heads of the M16 at such a distance.
            1. Karen
              Karen 21 November 2019 09: 51
              +3
              Well, they told us back then that a rifle and a rifle in order to shoot further ...
            2. dvina71
              dvina71 21 November 2019 11: 26
              +7
              Quote: Basarev
              . I read the story of how in Iraq the Americans easily hit the heads of the M16 at such a distance.

              Yeah. They won’t tell you anything like that .. Already at 400m the human eye will not allow you to get into any part of the body .. and at 800m ... and even in the desert (Iraq) ... Yes, yes ... we believe. ..
            3. Fikys
              Fikys 21 November 2019 11: 30
              +8
              Quote: Basarev
              . I read the story of how in Iraq the Americans easily fell into the heads of the M16 at such a distance

              I can tell you a story about how they got in the head from the PM over 150m, so what? I have a simple question: did you yourself shoot at a distance of over 500m at a target the size of your head? If yes, please share your impressions. From my own experience, I can say that even with SVD it is not at all easy, and teaching such shooting is even more difficult.
              1. phair
                phair 23 November 2019 11: 33
                0
                from the gun ... Margolin.
            4. Captain Pushkin
              Captain Pushkin 21 November 2019 11: 50
              +9
              Quote: Basarev
              Now, at least in the west, an effective range of 800 m is laid as a standard. I read the story of how in Iraq, Americans easily fell into the heads of the M16 at such a distance.
              I heard the story of how one 90 year old grandfather put two sticks every day to two 18 year old students who lived in his apartment ...
              1. tarabar
                tarabar 21 November 2019 12: 16
                0
                It’s one thing — I heard, another thing — I saw. The reliability of these facts is completely different. You can also say that 3 * 18 is like good morning. laughing
                1. Captain Pushkin
                  Captain Pushkin 21 November 2019 14: 20
                  +5
                  Quote: tarabar
                  It’s one thing — I heard, another thing — I saw.

                  Reliability of stories about M16 at 800 meters and about 2 sticks of a 90-year-old grandfather every day at about the same level.
              2. Okolotochny
                Okolotochny 21 November 2019 12: 44
                -1
                Here you can believe it.))) Modern pharmacology is stuffy thing)))
            5. dvina71
              dvina71 21 November 2019 12: 56
              0
              Quote: Basarev
              I read the story of how in Iraq, Americans easily fell into the heads of the M16 at such a distance.

              That would not be unfounded .. Shooting from Mauser 98 .. at 500m. Open sight. Watch at the end of the video.
        2. Souchastnik
          Souchastnik 21 November 2019 09: 55
          +5
          I dare to object, although not an expert in sniper business. Snipers are a specific unit, for which there is always work. Unless, someday, we learn to teleport a bullet directly into the brain of the target. Therefore, I think that we can discuss the staff structure, the required number. But the fact of the need for snipers is undeniable. something like this.
        3. Doctor
          Doctor 22 November 2019 15: 06
          0
          I doubt even the need for an army sniper. It was invented as a temporary gag, when the machine did not always have enough range to hit not the closest target. Now that the range of the assault rifles has increased, good optics have appeared on them - was the army sniper so needed?
          \

          The question is actually interesting. Not everyone knows that when the AK-47 appeared, the front-line soldiers were very skeptical about him as a universal weapon. The fact is that in terms of range and accuracy it is inferior to a rifle, and for close combat its returns are excessive, and the store is insufficient (compared to PCA). It seems now comes the understanding that they were right. Hence the desire of the militants in Chechnya to have more snipers, and for close combat - APS.

          Here above Wolverine wrote:
          but if every third fighter will be with SVD - there will be more sense.


          And I would add: give each SVD, and a submachine gun "Cypress".
  15. saveall
    saveall 21 November 2019 08: 57
    +2
    How zadolbal this Indian series with songs and dances ... Every day a new series. Can someone put a maratorium on military news from India?
  16. aszzz888
    aszzz888 21 November 2019 09: 06
    +2
    The Indian military command unexpectedly (although typical of India - quite expected) decided to revise plans to rearm the troops with new sniper rifles.
    Well what can I say? request To the Indians, such an approach to business is UNIQUE national fun. laughing
    1. Souchastnik
      Souchastnik 21 November 2019 09: 57
      +1
      To the Indians, such an approach to business is UNIQUE national fun.

      Maybe we don’t understand something. It’s their tactics and strategy. wink
  17. rocket757
    rocket757 21 November 2019 09: 34
    +3
    Any "tool" also needs skilled hands!
  18. Zeev Zeev
    Zeev Zeev 21 November 2019 09: 44
    0
    If the Indians so need a replacement for SVD, then let them buy sharpsheter rifles a la Galatz or SR-25. Moreover, the SR-25 can be produced without a license, AR-ki have a free patent.
    1. Fikys
      Fikys 21 November 2019 13: 12
      +1
      What's the point? A little win in accuracy, but lose in reliability and unpretentiousness. I think that for the combined-arms Marxman, the latest qualities will be more important.
      1. Zeev Zeev
        Zeev Zeev 21 November 2019 13: 27
        -3
        Not a little, but solid. And in ergonomics and modularity (I'm talking about the SR-25, "Galati" in this regard, not very). And the reliability is quite at the level
        1. Fikys
          Fikys 22 November 2019 02: 28
          +1
          2 MOA SVD versus 1 SR25, I think a little (for the Marxman). The SVD has a rather large spread in the trunks, it is possible to find less than 1 MOA, special forces snipers in the Union did just that. Ergonomics - a rather individual thing, I personally like SVD in this regard. The sensitivity of the AR-system to pollution, like, no one has yet seriously disputed;) Modularity - yes, that's a plus. In general, if you arm from scratch, especially for professional armies, then the SR-25 is a good option, but I don’t see the point of changing SVD to it, such a replacement will not give a new quality.
          1. Zeev Zeev
            Zeev Zeev 22 November 2019 06: 50
            -3
            The sensitivity of the AR system to contamination is greatly exaggerated.
            1. Fikys
              Fikys 22 November 2019 07: 24
              0
              Maybe. You know better. I only came across AR-15 once, but there was no way to evaluate its sensitivity to pollution;)
              1. Zeev Zeev
                Zeev Zeev 22 November 2019 07: 41
                0
                And for three years I served urgent with weapons of the AR family (M-16A1 from Vietnam, M4A1, M-16 short). In addition to this, I went to training camps for a long time, where again I received either M-16 or M4A1. I did not conduct any special tests, but the weapon fired a lot, in dust, in dirt, in the temperature range from -2 to +47, it was wet in the rain, sprinkled with sand and had all the other joys of the usual use of conventional weapons by an ordinary infantryman of the Israeli Defense Forces. There were few delays (except for one specific case)
                1. Fikys
                  Fikys 22 November 2019 14: 30
                  -1
                  I actually used PM, AKSU, AK-74, SVD, of which the latter two were quite active for six months (Abkhazia, 1992). There were no delays. None.
                  1. Zeev Zeev
                    Zeev Zeev 22 November 2019 15: 04
                    -1
                    Abkhazia? Saved Sukhumi from the fate of Batumi? Leave no comment.
                    1. Fikys
                      Fikys 22 November 2019 15: 18
                      0
                      Quote: Zeev Zeev
                      Leave no comment.

                      And it is right. I am ready to discuss technical issues, ideology - fire!
                      1. Zeev Zeev
                        Zeev Zeev 22 November 2019 15: 20
                        0
                        And this is also correct. Shoot - find a minute to lubricate the weapon. I shot a lot - find a quarter of an hour for cleaning.
                      2. Fikys
                        Fikys 22 November 2019 15: 26
                        0
                        Undoubtedly. That's only when you can find these quarter of an hour - it depends on the situation. It happened that two - three days did not have such an opportunity.
                      3. Zeev Zeev
                        Zeev Zeev 22 November 2019 15: 29
                        0
                        Must find. The only time I had a specific M-16 wedge was actually due to the fact that one fat ass sat on unloading, breaking two stores.
                      4. Fikys
                        Fikys 22 November 2019 15: 48
                        0
                        belay Either the armored ass and flopped on a grand scale, or the stores of the wrong system winked
                      5. Zeev Zeev
                        Zeev Zeev 22 November 2019 18: 35
                        0
                        Both. Aluminum stores, Americans used them once. And we are 100500 times. And the guy who sat on them was also not skinny, you could even say a fat man
  19. Herman 4223
    Herman 4223 21 November 2019 10: 01
    +4
    I understand that what they want simply does not exist in nature, or rather exists, but it is either called SVD or has no advantage over it. They want a rifle with a greater effective range than the SVD, good optics, and so that it is light. This is not in the text, but as I understand it, it is also semi-automatic. The only problem is that a good sniper rifle usually has more weight, and does not have automation.
    1. tarabar
      tarabar 21 November 2019 12: 20
      0
      I remember here the video went as our brothers shot a sniper from ZU-23, so let the dancers offer it, I think they will like it.
      1. Herman 4223
        Herman 4223 21 November 2019 14: 20
        0
        Such a rifle is only for elite professionals. Although not even for them, for cyborgs. No one except the cyborg recoil from such a rifle can stand it.
  20. Fevralsk. Morev
    Fevralsk. Morev 21 November 2019 12: 56
    +4
    The rifle was made for Private Mamedov, and not for Master Sergeant Bill Woren. It seems that among the Indians there are many Mamedovs.
  21. Schilda
    Schilda 21 November 2019 13: 12
    +4
    the Indians always have a bad time — they have submarines burning and drowning, tanks are really dicky, they have planes of the wrong system and therefore they don’t fly ... in short, children of Monday!
  22. senima56
    senima56 21 November 2019 14: 09
    +3
    Dear Indians, if you need "... more modern and effective sniper weapons .." - buy SVD-M! fool
  23. Incvizitor
    Incvizitor 21 November 2019 19: 33
    -1
    I think when the microwave masses appear in Russia then the Indians will replace the combined-arms SVD with it. laughing
  24. Oleg53
    Oleg53 21 November 2019 20: 38
    +1
    For a distance of 1500 m, not one sniper is needed, but a second number. There is no task for which a weapon is selected. If there was originally a conversation about 5000, then this is an army sniper easier, a good shooter and here the SVD is just right, if 1000 pieces, then they really will not prepare so many shooters.
  25. Russian Central Asian
    Russian Central Asian 21 November 2019 22: 55
    +1
    Another gypsy rotten show-off, No.
  26. cat Rusich
    cat Rusich 22 November 2019 00: 00
    +2
    To sellers bully weapons to India should be given milk "for harm am "... and early retirement good , skip the line to the therapist belay (or directly to a psychiatrist wassat )
  27. Leonid Har
    Leonid Har 22 November 2019 06: 05
    +1
    SVD will still serve faithfully
  28. Aramis
    Aramis 22 November 2019 13: 31
    +2
    I remember the Americans despised our SVD until they plunged into Afghan. And oh, miracle! An epiphany has come, it turns out that the SVD with automatic reloading in battle is better than the Springfield with manual reloading. In combat, the ability to quickly fire a second shot is more important than accuracy at long range.
  29. Kaw
    Kaw 22 November 2019 16: 01
    +1
    I wonder why the SVD is bad if a more modern sight is placed on it?
    1. Hexagon
      Hexagon 22 November 2019 20: 04
      0
      a bot is not placed on it so that it would automatically distribute headshots when shooting somewhere towards the target.
  30. Alexander Alekseev_2
    Alexander Alekseev_2 23 November 2019 00: 25
    0
    And Merina wants, but there is only enough money for Zhigu. Desires with opportunities "a little" do not coincide ...
  31. phair
    phair 23 November 2019 11: 39
    0
    Anything can happen. Armenians and Turks, I do not recommend commenting