Vidhwansak weapon

Vidhwansak (Sanskrit:"The Destroyer")[2] is an Indian multi-caliber anti-materiel rifle (AMR) or large-caliber sniper rifle manufactured by Ordnance Factory, Tiruchirapalli. It can be used in the anti-materiel role for destroying enemy bunkers, lightly armoured vehicles, radar systems, communication equipment, parked aircraft, fuel storage facilities, etc. It is also effective in long range sniping, counter sniping and ordnance disposal roles.

Type Anti- materiel rifle
Place of origin - India
Service history 

In service 2007 -
Used by See Users
Production history
Designer Ordnance Factories Organisation
Designed 2005
Manufacturer Ordnance Factory Tiruchirapalli
Produced February 2007
Specifications (12.7 mm variant)
Weight 25 kg
Length 1.7 m
Barrel length 1.1 m
Crew 2
Calibre 14.5x114mm, 12.7x108mm, 20x82mm
Barrels 8 Grooved, 1.1 m length, Quick Change type, 8 Grooved, 1.22 m Length, Quick Change type
Action Manual Bolt Action, recoiling barrel
Muzzle velocity 1,080 m/s
Effective range 1,800 m
Maximum range 2,000 m
Feed system Magazine
Sights 8X42 Power Telescopic sight with Parallax adjustment

It is being sold at the cost of Rs 10 lakh (about $20,000) as of 2011.

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