Indonesia bought Turkish KMR762 sniper rifles with 800 m/s velocity

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ANKARA, ($1=14.80 Turkish Liras) — Semi-automatic sniper rifle KMR762 7.62mmx51 NATO / .308 WIN, developed by the Turkish company Kale Kalıp, was exported to Indonesia, BulgarianMilitary.com has learned, citing the Turkish online edition savunmasanayist.com. This is the second export of KMR762, which became a fact after Turkish and Indonesian partners signed an agreement at the International Defense and Security Exhibition DSA in Malaysia.

Photo credit: KaleKalip

The first export contract for the KMR762 sniper rifle was signed with the Republic of South Africa and deliveries were made in 2021. On the first day of the DSA 2022 KMR762 A2 model, 7.62 mm x 51 / .308 impressed the Indonesian Special Operations Department which led to the signing of the agreement.

The signing ceremony was attended by the Commander-in-Chief of the Indonesian Gendarmerie, General Arif Cetin, Turkish Ambassador to Malaysia Merve Safa Kavakci, and representatives of the Presidency of the Turkish Defense Industry.

Photo credit: KaleKalip

KMR762 7.62mmx51 NATO / .308 WIN sniper rifle

KMR762 was first presented by Kale Kalib during the Turkish International Defense and Security Fair IDEF 2019. Then the sniper rifle was redesigned according to the requirements of the Turkish defense, as adjustments were made to the muzzle brake of the rifle and quickly disassembled suppressor.

The A2 version of the KMR762, with its ergonomic design and multifunctional butt, with all the functional features a sniper could wish for, was also on display at the IDEF’21 Fair in Turkey.

KMR762 has two different versions of the barrel, 18″ and 20″. The 20 ”barrel version weighs 5.3 kg [excluding the magazine and accessories] and has an effective range of 800 meters and magazines with a capacity of 10 and 20 rounds can be attached to the pistol.

The KMR762 has an aluminum bottom and top and can be used with both hands. The initial firing speed is in the range of 600 – 780 rpm or 800 m / s.

Photo credit: KaleKalip

The KMR762 has a short-stroke gas piston and a rotating head. The piston system is adjustable in two positions. The barrel is cold-forged with chrome on the inside and manganese phosphate coating on the outside. Allows installation of accessories via Picatinny rails on 4 sides of the front and upper body. The modular mechanical sight is adjustable folding, and the butt has four telescopic positions.

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