The SV-99 is a Russian special purpose police sniper rifle for short-range encounters. It is intended for actions like the taking of lights, guard dogs, or precise and silent anti-personnel work. The .22LR cartridge offers low noise, low probability of ricochets, and good lethality, when fired into the vital areas of the body. The SV-99 is based on the BI-7 Biathlon sporting rifle, and has the same very fast toggle-locking, straight pull bolt action, in which the bolt handle simply swings back and forward to reload and cock the rifle.
The SV-99 features a wooden two part stock with detachable skeletonized shoulder stock, which could be removed for compact storage or replaced by a pistol grip for operation in confined places. The buttstock has an adjustable buttplate and a cheek rest; the bottom of the buttstock has compartments for spare magazines. The forend features a rail with an integral folding bipod. The SV-99 has no open sights; instead, it has a dovetailed mounting point on the receiver, which can accept quick-detachable scope mounts. The muzzle is threaded for a sound suppressor.
(1999 - Present)
- Type: Sniper Rifle
- Caliber: .22LR
- Weight: 8.3 lbs (3.8 kg)
- Length: 39.4 in (100 cm)
- Barrel length: 13.8 in (35 cm)
- Capacity: 5 or 10
- Fire Modes: Bolt-Action
The Izhmash SV-99 and variants can be seen in the following films, television series, video games, and anime used by the following actors:
|Game Title||Appears as||Note||Release Date|
|Godfather II, The (VG)||"SR-98"||2009|
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