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JS 7.62mm sniper rifle (PR China)

JS 7.62mm sniper rifle (PR China)

 

Caliber(s): 7.62x54R
Operation: bolt action
Barrel: 600 mm / 23.6"
Weight: 5.5 kg / 12.1 lbs
Length: 1030 mm / 40.5"
Feed Mechanism: 5 rounds detachable box magazine

 

The 7.62mm JS sniper rifle was developed in China byJiansheGroup, possibly for export sales, and is currently in limited use byBangladesh military and Indian police special forces. Exact accuracyfor this rifle is unknown, but manufacturer quotes maximum practicalrange for this weapon as 800 meters.

The 7.62mm JS sniperrifle is manually operated weapon with conventional rotary bolt action.Bolt has dual radial locking lugs at the front. Heavy fluted barrel isfree-floated and fitted with massive muzzle brake. Rifle is fitted withfixed buttstock with adjustable cheek rest and recoil pad; foldingadjustable bipod is attached at the front of the ribbed,beavertail-shaped forend. Feed is from detachable box magazines,holding 5 rounds of 7.62x54R ammunition. Rifle has no open (iron)sights by default; instead, a Picatinny-type rail on the topof receiver is provided for installation of the telescopic ornight sights.