The main sniper rifle of Airborne Troops has become the new SV-98 of production of concern “Kalashnikov”, Deputy Chief of Staff of the Airborne Forces, Major-General Alexander Shushukin said.
According to Alexander Shushukin, the new SV-98 replaced the SVD, which is currently used for training and backup is still the weapon of paratroopers.
“We have almost gone in all parts of the system SVD. If they do and where to stay, only to learn. Because they are laid in storage and backup are weapons, “- said the deputy chief of staff of the Airborne Forces.