SKS Simonov rifle 7,62x39 mm

The SKS Simonov rifle, chambered in 7.62x39mm, has a notable history stemming from its development by Russian designer Sergei Simonov in the late 1940s. Initially fielded during World War II, the SKS was an intermediate-range weapon known for its reliability and rugged construction. It was a precursor to the AK-47 and played a significant role in global conflicts, showcasing its durability and effectiveness in combat situations.

Chování a konstrukce

Constructed with a hardwood stock, simple iron sights, and a gas-operated action, the SKS rifle exhibits a no-frills design focused on functionality and ease of maintenance. Its semi-automatic action allows rapid and accurate shooting, while the 10-round internal magazine offers sufficient ammunition for various shooting applications. The SKS's robust build and moderate recoil make it popular for target shooting, hunting, and historical firearm enthusiasts.

Oblasti využití

The SKS Simonov rifle finds application in various fields, including military service, civilian marksmanship, and recreational shooting. Its accuracy, reliability, and manageable recoil make it suitable for hunting medium-sized game and target shooting at moderate distances. While largely replaced by more modern firearms in military use, the SKS remains a favourite among collectors and shooters who appreciate its historical significance and functional design.

Zajímavá fakta

An interesting fact about the SKS is its widespread availability in surplus markets due to its production during various conflicts and military surpluses. The SKS's distinctive features, such as the permanently attached bayonet and stripper clip loading mechanism, contribute to its iconic status in the firearms world. Its affordability and relative ease of customization have also made the SKS a popular platform for firearm enthusiasts seeking to personalize their rifles for specific shooting preferences.

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Price for 5 shots 400 Kč / 16 €

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TypSemi-automatic rifle
Typ náboje7.62×39mm M43
Kapacita10 shots
SystémShort stroke gas piston, tilting bolt, self-loading
Hmotnost3.85 kg (8.5 lb)
Délka120 mm (44 in)
Úsťová rychlost735 m/s (2,411 ft/s)
Účinný dostřel400 metres (440 yd)
Rate of fire35–40 rounds/min
Místo původuSoviet Union
KonstruktérSergej Simonov
Ve službě1949 – present
Vyrobeno15 millions +