The American edition of The National Interest published material on the development of the unique Vintorez rifle by Soviet designers. In their opinion, the weapons created in the 80s are still powerful and formidable to this day. Currently, Vintorez is used by Russian security services and special forces.
Experts believe that during the USSR it was possible to create a rifle that combines armor-piercing and noiselessness. They called “Vintorez” indispensable for operations behind enemy lines. The rifle is capable of eliminating enemy personnel at a distance of about 400 meters.
This rifle has an extensive line of ammunition, some can penetrate second and third class body armor.