IMBEL Fz.308

 IMBEL .308 AGLC sniper rifle (Brazil)

 

Caliber(s): 7.62x51mm NATO (.308Win)
Operation: manually operated, rotating bolt
Barrel: n/a
Weight: 4.7 kg less scope and bipod
Length: 1200 mm
Feed Mechanism: 5 rounds integral magazine.

 

The .308 IMBEL AGLC sniper rifle (short designation Fz .308 AGLC) is beingmanufactured by Brazilian IMBEL state factories, for police and military use.This is a typical post-war design, with wooden stock and Mauser-type action.Claimed accuracy with match / sniper type ammunition is 1 MOA, maximum effectiverange against enemy personnel is about 500-600 meters.

The .308 IMBEL AGLC sniper rifle is a manually operated, magazine fed rifle.Mauser-type action has bolt with two frontal lugs, integral five-round magazineand non-removable cold hammer forged, heavy barrel. Stock is made from wood, andcan be adjusted to some extent with use of buttplate spacers. Rifle is providedwith sling swivel studs on the stock. No iron sights are installed as astandard, and the receiver is drilled and tapped to accept scope mounts.

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