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Pindad SPR-3

General Facts

  • TYPE
    Sniper rifle

  • ORIGIN
    Indonesia

  • NICKNAMES
    Senapan Penembak Runduk 3 / SPR-3

  • DESIGNED
    Early 2000's

  • DESIGNER
    PT Pindad

  • PRODUCTION
    2000's - present

  • PRODUCERS
    Indonesia - PT Pindad

  • QUANTITY
    Unknown

  • UNIT COST
    Unknown

  • CHARACTERISTICS
    Limited production costs
    Good ergonomics
    Reasonable accuracy

Introduction

The SPR-3 is a modern sniper rifle of Indonesian origin. It was developed to replace the older SPR-1 in production, which had a more classic bolt-action rifle design.

Design

The SPR-3 is a down scaled model of the SPR-2 anti-materiel rifle. Overall the weapon looks similar but is much smaller and lighter. It is a bolt-action design with skeleton stock with monopod, detachable magazine and free floating barrel with large multi-slotted muzzle brake.

Firepower

The SPR-3 fires the 7.62x51mm NATO round from a 5 round detachable box magazine. The maximum effective range is quoted as 900 meters.

Users

The SPR-3 is used by various Indonesian special forces and law enforcement units. It might be available for export.

Variants

SPR-3

SPR-3: The SPR-3 is a modern sniper rifle that is produced only in a single version. It can be identified from the larger SPR-2 by the much smaller magazine, shorter barrel and presence of a plastic forearm.

TypeSniper rifle
Caliber7.62x51mm NATO
Magazine5 round detachable magazine
OperationBolt action
Fire selector0-1
Rate of fireBolt action
Barrel length660 mm
Rifling4 grooves, right hand twist
Muzzle velocity840 - 850 m/s
StockFixed, adjustable
Length1.075 mm
Width?
Height?
Weight6.5 kg
Sights3.5 - 10x optical sight, no backup iron sights
RemarksBipod, monopod

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