Dragunov

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Noun1.Dragunov - a sniper rifle with a telescopic sight
precision rifle, sniper rifle - an extremely powerful rifle developed for the military; capable of destroying light armored vehicles and aircraft more than a mile away
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"We have been able to commence the induction of the new sniper rifles along LoC and some more are still in the pipeline", General Officer Commanding in Chief (GoC-in-C) Lt Gen Ranbir Singh was quoted by the Press Trust of India as having said in reply to a question.He was asked when the army will be inducting 5,719 sniper rifles from global vendors to replace the ageing Russian Dragonov SVD as global tenders have already been floated.
He explained that the security forces had seized with them, a gun "Dragonov" (sniper), and another "M-16", as well as a radio./ End
Al-Maalami said the confiscated weapons included, anti-tank Iranian-made missiles, thousands of rifles and Dragonov sniper weapons, AK-47 rifles, mortar pipes, missile shells, RPJ launchers and that most of the crew of the intercepted vessels were Iranians.