KBP Instrument Design Bureau - VKS

VKS

12.7mm LARGE-CALIBER SNIPER RIFLE

The VKS large-caliber sniper rifle is designed as an effective high-precision weapon for special sniper combat operations requiring engagement of a target with a single silent and flameless shot.
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  • Specifications

Cartridge ....................................... 12.7x55 mm STs­130
enhanced accuracy,
unicomponent bronze
bullet and high
penetration
Effective range ............................. up to 600 m
Magazine capacity ...................... 5 rds
Weight with magazine,
silencer, w/o optical sight
and cartridges .............................


6.5 kg
Dimensions
w/o optical sight ..........................

1125х220х220 mm
  • Compact size and ease of firing

Are achieved due to bull pup layout.
The rifle design allows to adjust ergonomics: hand guard and pad height, folding height adjustable bipod.

  • High lethality

Use of special large-caliber cartridge with bullet of high energy significantly contributes to increasing of effective firing range, penetration and lethality if compared to Russian and foreign models of noiseless weapon.
  • Special round

The STs-130PT round with a three-element bullet

is designed to engage targets at the range of up to 600m. It features high-precision, silent firing and effective destruction of unarmored and lightly protected manpower.

The STs-130 PT2 with a single-element bronze bullet

is designed to engage lightly protected manpower with a high-precision silent shot. The recoil of the gun when firing this type of ammunition is very low.

The STs-130 VPS round with a four-element armor-piercing bullet

is designed to engage lightly protected manpower at the range of up to 200m or covered manpower at the range of up to 600m, materiel and soft-skinned transportation vehicles.

  • Versatile rail

The rifle is fitted with iron sight of aperture type and versatile rail for mounting various sights.

  • Minimum firing signature

Is provided by noiseless and flameless shot due to use of powerful ammunition with subsonic bullet velocity and silencer of original design.