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Defence Services Asia: Orsis planning upgraded T-5000 sniper system

13th April 2014 - 05:55 GMT | by Andrew White in Kuala Lumpur


Russian small arms specialist Orsis is developing a more powerful variant of its T-5000 sniper rifle in collaboration with movie legend Steven Seagal, company officials have revealed.

Speaking to Shephard ahead of the Defence Services Asia (DSA) exhibition in Kuala Lumpur, a spokesperson said the company’s R&D department was working on a ‘range of prospective projects’.

Specifically, the spokesperson said the T-5000 variant would comprise more powerful cartridges including the .408 Chey Tac and .375 Snipe Tac. Currently, Orsis supplies the T-5000 in .308 Win, .300 Win Magnum, and .338 Lapua Magnum configurations. The T-5000 was first unveiled in November

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Andrew White


Andrew White

Andrew is a former editor of Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Andrew joined Shephard …

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