Police & Law Enforcement, Military Arms
|Manufacturer:||KBP Instrument Design Bureau|
|Caliber:||12.7x108mm (.50 Russian)|
|Butt:||Vented Recoil Pad|
|Overall length:||45.43 - 68.73"|
|Magazine type:||Detachable box|
Designed to engage various targets including lightly armored vehicles at a distance of up to 1800 m. Using the OSV-96, the firer is out of effective range of traditional small caliber arms. The OSV-96 is a gas operated,rotating bolt semiautomatic rifle. The windage of the 12.7mm caliber bullet is three times less than that of the 7.62mm caliber bullet. Self-loading operation, high-performance muzzle brake reduce the firer's fatigue and allow him to fire at a rapid rate. The optimum firing position of the rifle is provided with the legs adjustable in height. Foldable design makes the rifle easy for carrying. Few seconds are required to change the rifle over from folded configuration to firing one and back. The rifle is fitted with a collimating day sight. The long barrel is free-floated, and fitted with long combination muzzle brake - flash hider. It is possible to fit the rifle with a night-vision sight. Sighting range is up to 1800 m.