The SVD is a 7.62x54mmR semi automatic sniper rifle. The SVD fires the 7.62x54mmR round at a distance of 800 meters.
The SVD is the main service sniper rifle in service since 1967. The SVD's standard sniper scope is the PSO-1 4x scope.
The SVD was the first Sniper Rifle specifically designed for snipers.
- SVDS, Paratroopr model with folding stock and shorter barrel.