The SVD (Snayperskaya Vintovka Dragunova) is a gas-operated, semi-automatic Russian sniper rifle designed by Yevgeniy Feodorovich Dragunov, who was a colleague of Mikhail Timofeyevich Kalashnikov, the designer of the well-known AK-47 series of rifles. The Dragunov is also quite similiar to the AK-47 in design. It was formally adopted by the Red Army in 1963, replacing the SVT-40 as the standard sniper rifle.


Weight: 4.3kg (SVDS: 4.68)
Caliber: 7.62mm
Magazine: 10 rounds
Muzzle velocity: 830 meters per second
Max. Rate of Fire: 30 RPM
Aimed Rate of Fire: 3-5 RPM
Range w/ sight: 1300m
Range w/o sight: 1200m
Killing range: 3800m

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