DRD “Kivaari”

DRD "Kivaari" Sniper Rifle


DRD "Kivaari" Sniper Rifle, fully disassembled and fitted into transportation case



DRD "Kivaari" Sniper Rifle, partially disassembled and fitted into 'concealed carry" backpack



.338 Lapua


Semi-automatic, gas operated

Overall length

1194 mm

Barrel length

610 mm

Weight, empty, w/o scope

6.2 kg

Magazine capacity

10 rounds


The “Kivaari” long rage sniper rifle is named after Finnish word which means “rifle”. This weapon is produced by DRD Tactical Company of USA, which also makes similar take-down rifles in smaller calibers (such as 7.62mm DRD “Paratus” rifle) Manufacturer advertises this rifle as “sub-MOA”, with proper ammo and trained shooter. Most distinguishable feature of this weapon is its patented quick take-down design which allows carrying a long-rage rifle in a relatively compact package (case, bag or back-pack).


DRD “Kivaari” sniper rifle is a gas-operated weapon, using AR-15 style direct impingement gas system and rotary bolt, proportionally scaled up for .338 Lapua Magnum ammunition. AR-style receiver is machined from aluminum alloy. Handguard and barrel with gas tube can be quickly removed from the gun for compact storage, carry or maintenance. Charging handle is located on the left side of the receiver and does not move when gun is fired. Rifle is equipped with Magpul PRS stock, match trigger and a ventilated handguard with full-length MIL-STD rail running at the top. Ammunition is fed using double stack 10-round detachable box magazines made from polymer.

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