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Iran unveils new home-made Taher sniper rifle 7.62x51mm caliber 11312161


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Iran unveils new home-made Taher sniper rifle 7.62x51mm caliber.
Iran’s Army Ground Force on Monday, December 12, 2016, unveiled a number of new military products, including homegrown snipers Taher, G-1 and a drone, during a large-scale military exercise in southeast of the country.
     
Iran’s Army Ground Force on Monday, December 12, 2016, unveiled a number of new military products, including homegrown snipers Taher, G-1 and a drone, during a large-scale military exercise in southeast of the country Iranian soldier using the new Iranian-made Taher sniper rifle during military exercise.
     
The rifles include Taher, a homegrown sniper with a maximum range of 1,200 meters, and the upgraded and modified versions of G-1 and Dragunov sniper rifles.

The Taher is a bolt action gun which operated manually by the opening and closing of the breech with a small handle, placed on the right-hand side of the weapon. It is chambered for the 7.62x51mm ammunition.

The top of the receiver is fitted with a Picatinny rail which is fitted with an optical sight. There is a bipod in the forearm with independent adjustment for each leg. The Taher is also fitted with an adjustable length stock.

The new Iranian-made Taher sniper has a total weight of 4,4kg and can fire at a maximum range of 1,200 m with an effective range of 800m.
     
Iran’s Army Ground Force on Monday, December 12, 2016, unveiled a number of new military products, including homegrown snipers Taher, G-1 and a drone, during a large-scale military exercise in southeast of the country
 

 

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