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OVL-3-rifle-02
SVL
Country of origin

Russian Federation

Manufacturer(s)

Lobaev Arms

Designer(s)

V.N. Lobaev

Year(s) designed

2010

Production began

2010

Production ended

Still in production

Weapon type

Sniper rifle

Caliber
Action

Bolt action

Overall length
  • Custom
  • 1430 mm (SVLK-14S)
Barrel length
  • Custom
  • 900 mm (SVLK-14S)
Weight
  • Custom
  • 10 kg (SVLK-14S)
Height

96 mm (SVLK-14S)

Width

175 mm (SVLK-14S)

Magazine/Cylinder capacity
  • Single-shot (custom option for earlier rifles, SVLK-14S)
  • 5-round detachable box magazine
Cyclic rate

Bolt-action

Maximum effective range
  • Custom
  • 2500m++ (SVLK-14S)
Muzzle velocity
  • Custom
  • 900+ m\s (SVLK-14S)

The SVL (Russian: СВЛ, Снайперская Винтовка Лобаева, Lobaev Sniper Rifle) is a family of Russian custom long-range sniper rifles.

DescriptionEdit

The base of the rifle is the KING v.3 bolt group. Caliber of rifles and other characteristics vary, depending on the customer's wishes.

The rifle has an extremely high accuracy, with 0.1-0.3 MOA depending on the custom specifications, making this rifle one of the most accurate in the world.

VariantsEdit

SVL

Original variant for military use (used by the FSB, FSO and UAE army). No longer in production.

OVL

The OVL (Охотничья винтовка Лобаева, Lobaev hunting rifle) is intended as a civilian version of original SVL for hunting and sporting purposes. No longer in production.

SVLK-14S Sumrak ("twilight")

Current production model.

SVLK-14M ​

2015 revision of SVLK-14, with 5-round capacity.

ReferencesEdit