SKS Spaghin

The SKS or self-loading carbine of Simonov system is a semi-automatic Soviet carbine. It's cahmbered for the 7.62x39mm cartridges and was manufactured after the WWII. Now is used just for a ceremonials.


Weapon type:Semi-automatic carbine
Weight:3.85 kg (8.5 lb)
Calibre & cartridge:7.62×39mm
Capacity:10 round
Effective range:400 m (440 yd)
Designer:Sergei Gavrilovich Simonov
Action:Short stroke gas piston, tilting bolt, self-loading
In service:1945–present
Muzzle velocity:735 m/s (2,411 ft/s)