Ukraine receives Polish sniper rifles "WKW Wilk"

Polish sniper rifle
Polish sniper rifle "WKW Wilk"
© Illustrative photo from open sources
Kostiantyn Golubtsov

Kostiantyn Golubtsov

Published: June 13 2022 at 11:28 pm

The Armed Forces of Ukraine received Polish large-caliber sniper rifles.

Video of the test in Ukraine was published by analysts from Ukraine Weapons Tracker.

It is reported that the Ukrainian Defense Forces received 12.7-mm "WKW Wilk" rifles.

The Polish sniper rifle is manufactured at the Zakłady Mechaniczne Tarnów plant.

"WKW Wilk" stands for "Wielkokalibrowy Karabin Wyborowy Wilk", ie large-caliber sniper rifle "Wolf" in Polish.

Her military designation in the Polish army is "Tor".

This rifle was developed in 2000-2004, and the first parts of the Polish army received Wilk / Tor rifles around 2005.

The sniper rifle "Wielkokalibrowy Karabin Wyborowy" has a composition of bull popes.

The standard sighting equipment is the Schmidt & Bender X3-12 PMII optical sight, which is mounted on a picket bar above the receiver.

Polish sniper rifle "WKW Wilk". Illustrative photo from open sources

Ukrainian fighters also demonstrated the results of tests of a Polish rifle.

A Polish rifle pierced a protective armor plate during tests.

The result of tests of the Polish sniper rifle "WKW Wilk" in Ukraine. June 2022. Video frame from Ukraine Weapons Tracker

It will be recalled that it was recently announced that Ukraine will receive large-caliber AG 90 rifles and 5,000 grenade launchers from Sweden.

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