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Pindad SPR-3



Overview


SPR-3

Sniper with SPR-3 sniper rifle.
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Origin
Indonesia
Type
Sniper rifle
Entered service
2000's
Status
In service
Development
Early 2000's
Developer
Indonesia - PT Pindad
Production
2000's - present
Producer
Indonesia - PT Pindad
Designations
SPR-3 / Senapan Penembak Runduk 3
Notable users
Indonesia

Description


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 10 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.

Details


SPR-3

SPR-3 on public display.
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Pindad 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.

Facts SPR-3
General
Origin
Indonesia
Type
Sniper rifle
Caliber
Caliber
7.62x51mm NATO
Feed system
10 round detachable magazine
Barrel length
660 mm
Rifling
4 grooves, 305 mm right hand twist
Muzzle velocity
800 - 810 m/s
Operation
Action
Bolt action
Fire selector
0 - 1
Rate of fire
Bolt action
Dimensions
Stock type
Fixed, adjustable
Length
1.25 m
Weight
6.94 kg
Sights
Mechanical
No backup iron sights
Optics
3.5 - 10x optical sight
Accessories
Bipod
Bipod and rear monopod

Media


Related articles


Pindad SPR-1

The SPR-3 was developed as a more capable successor to the SPR-1.

Pindad SPR-2

The SPR-3 is a scaled down model of the larger SPR-2 anti-materiel rifle.