The famous Dragunov sniper rifle (SVD) will be replaced in the near future by the semi-automatic Chukavina system (UHF). It is noteworthy that the microwave looks like a Kalashnikov assault rifle in its assault modification. In addition, the "chukavinka" is equipped with a Picatinny rail, as well as a device for mounting optical sights, a sub-barrel flashlight, a laser pointer and a silencer. In general, a complete set for comfortable and accurate defeat of the enemy.
Recall SVD was created under the requirements of the sixties of the last century. And at the moment, it is, alas, already outdated. Modern types of wars require new technical solutions in weapons. And this also applies to aimed shooting from sniper systems. All these requirements are met by the new rifle Chukavina.
Moreover, experts predict a promising sniper rifle a great future in the international arms market. Her destructive force does not weaken at a distance of one and a half kilometers. And you can use it as a Russian cartridge 7.62 × 54, and foreign 308 Winchester or 338 LM.
For the first time, the microwave was demonstrated to the world last year at the exhibition of armaments of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation and made a significant impression.