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The Dragunov sniper rifle is an sniper rifle that was originally developed by Soviet Union. It is used by twenty-six countries.

The Dragunov uses the 7.62x54mmR cartridge, with a muzzle velocity (The velocity of bullet leaving the rifle) of over 830 meters per second and has a maximum effective range of 1,300 meters with the scope and 1,200 meters with the iron sights.

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