Norinco NDM-86 SVD Dragunov

Military Arms Channel gives an overview and range demo of their new Norinco NDM-86 SVD Dragunov chambered in 7.62x54R.


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Dragunov Sniper Rifle Specs:

  • Cartridge: 7.62√ó54mmR
  • Action: Gas-operated, rotating bolt
  • Rate of fire: 30 rounds/min
  • Muzzle velocity:
    • 830 m/s (2,723 ft/s) (SVD)
    • 810 m/s (2,657.5 ft/s) (SVDS)
    • 800 m/s (2,624.7 ft/s) (SVU)
  • Effective firing range: 800 m (875 yd)
  • Feed system: 10-round detachable box magazine
  • Sights: PSO-1 telescopic sight and iron sights with an adjustable rear notch sight
  • Weight:
    • 4.30 kg (9.48 lb) (with scope and unloaded magazine)
    • 4.68 kg (10.3 lb) (SVDS)
    • 4.40 kg (9.7 lb) (SVU)
    • 5.02 kg (11.1 lb) (SWD-M)
  • Length:
    • 1,225 mm (48.2 in) (SVD)
    • 1,135 mm (44.7 in) stock extended / 815 mm (32.1 in) stock folded (SVDS)
    • 900 mm (35.4 in) (SVU)
    • 1,125 mm (44.3 in) (SWD-M)
  • Barrel length:
    • 620 mm (24.4 in) (SVD, SWD-M)
    • 565 mm (22.2 in) (SVDS)
    • 600 mm (23.6 in) (SVU)