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> Due to the latest intoduction of the Home Office guidance and additional measures relating to EU Commission Regulation 2015/2403 on de-activated firearms, we are unable to continue to import and trade in factory-deactivated assault rifles and machine guns of MMG type
DEACTIVATED 7.62mm SVD & SVDS Dragunov sniping rifles
Brand new, fully operational, factory-deactivated rifles from the biggest supplier of the AKs to the world market IZHMASH ZAVOD. The SVD features modern polymer fixed buttstock & pistol grip assembly and handguards, while the Paratrooper version SVDS has black fiberglass-reinforced polyamide handguards, pistol grip, buttstock-end. The original factory package includes: 10-round deactivated magazine, cleaning kit, canvas sling and Russian Deactivation Certificate.The original SVD Inert 7.62X54R ammunition ; spare SVD magazines ; bipods & PSO telescopic sights are optional
Calibre, mm
Muzzle velocity, m/s
Max effective shooting range, m
3,800 (4,158)
3,800 (4,158)
Sighting range with PSO-1, m/y
1,300 (1,422)
1,300 (1,422)
Magazine capacity, rds
Weight with PSO-1, kg
Overall length, mm
1,220 (49.8")
1,135/ 44.7"
Barrel length, mm
620 (24.4")
565 (22.3")
Catridge type
7.62 x 54R
7.62 x 54R
Other differencies include: SVDS' top cover on the receiver is made from 1mm thick steel (instead of 0.7mm on SVD); gas piston diameter is 9.5mm (instead of 10.5mm on SVD); outer barrel diameter is 1mm wider, which makes SVDS' barrel a bit heavier; SVDS' muzzle brake is 65mm shorter
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PRE-95 UK spec: all moving parts / field-strippable

SVD & SVDS allow:

- the operation of the safety lever to set the trigger mechanism to the semi-automatic and safety positions

- the cocking of the trigger mechanism by pulling the bolt carrier back and letting it go

- the pulling of the trigger

- the folding and unfolding of the butt-stock by pushing the latch button on the butt-stock (SVDS only)

- the installation of night vision/telescopic sight

- the installation of bayonet


Deactivation specifications
- in place covered by plastic hand guards the barrel has 3 cross holes equal in diameter to caliber of the barrel
- the chamber is sealed by welding
- the bolt is cut at an angle
- the firing pin channel is welded
- the bolt locking lugs on the bolt and ledges on the receiver are removed
- the piston head of bolt carrier is filed off

- the magazine cartridge guides are removed to make loading impossible

BRITISH & EUROPEAN MARKET Deactivated SVD / SVDS (MMG) rifles have gained a Type approval by the Russian authorities, member of International Proof Commission (CIP) and modification of its parts excludes any possibility of converting it into an active firearm. This type of deactivated weapons does NOT require the UK proof marks, due to its compliance with European Weapons Directive 91/477 EEC Annex III (a): For the purposes of this Annex objects which corresponds to the definition of a 'firearm' shall not be included in that definition if they: (a) have been rendered permanently unfit for use by the application of technical procedures which are guaranteed by an official body or recognised by such a body. In this case, this body is the Russian Proof Authority. As for the latest Violent Crime Reduction Act 2006, 'deactivated firearms and antique imitations (such as old dummy rifles used for drill practice) are expressly excluded from the definition of realistic imitation firearm and are therefore not affected
by the new offence either'. RusMilitary takes full responsibility for the safe shipping of deactivated weapons to any European country, which is a member of European Union. All parcels are insured and trackable via internet. We can ship deactivated SVD / SVDS (MMG) rifles to all customers in the UK aged 18 or over (NO LICENSE REQUIRED !). Please e-mail a proof of age - a picture of valid UK driving license or passport
USA / Canada / New Zealand / Non-EU Due to the fact that deactivated rifles have a real receiver (gun part banned for importation into the US), we do not sell deactivated guns to non-EU countries. Pls do NOT attempt to buy online - this type of goods will not be shipped !

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