The British Daily Mail reported that aukraineA sniper serving in the State Security Service (SBU) claimed to have used a large-caliber sniper rifle “Volodar Obryu” (Volodar Obryu), developed and manufactured by the Ukrainian arms manufacturer MAYAK, to shoot and kill a Russian soldier at a distance of about 3.8 kilometers. Was used. And also broke the world record of bullet flight distance.
Who held the previous record?CanadaSpecial snipers had set a record in Iraq in 2017 from a distance of about 3.5 kilometers. The video reportedly shows that a few seconds after the sniper opened fire, one Russian soldier fell, and the original three Russian soldiers were reduced to two. The time of flight of the bullet is said to be 10 seconds.
The SBU said: “Our snipers are rewriting the rules of sniping around the world, demonstrating unique long-range combat capabilities.”
The Ukrainian military provided no other details, noting where the video was filmed or how it confirmed the sniper’s actions.
The website “The Firearm Blog” reported that the length of this sniper rifle “Horizon King” is about 180 centimeters. If the correct bullet is used, the fired bullet can travel faster than the speed of sound and fly approximately three kilometers.
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