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Norinco QBU88


Export: Type 97


Overview


QBU88

Forward view of a Chinese QBU88 designated marksman rifle.
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Origin
China
Type
Marksman rifle
Entered service
1997
Status
In service
Development
Mid 1980's - 1990's
Developer
China
Production
Mid 1990's - ?
Producer
China
Designations
88式狙擊步槍
Type 97 / KBU-97A (export sales)
NQU03 (new export designation)
Notable users
China

Details


Facts QBU88
General
Origin
China
Type
Designated marksman rifle
Caliber
Caliber
5.8x42mm DBP88
Feed system
10 round detachable box magazine
Barrel length
640 mm
Muzzle velocity
950 m/s
Operation
Action
Gas operated, short stroke gas piston
Locking
Rotating bolt, 3 lugs
Fire selector
0 - 1
Rate of fire
Semi-automatic
Dimensions
Stock type
Fixed
Length
920 mm
Weight
4.2 kg empty with scope and bipod
Sights
Optics
3-9 x 40 optical sight (weights 0.65 kg)
Mechanical
Flip-up back-up iron sights
Sight radius
394 mm
Accessories
Bipod
Fixed foldable and adjustable bipod

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