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Simonov Semi-Automatic Carbine SKS 7.62x39

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Simonov Semi-Automatic Carbine SKS 7.62x39
General data
TypeAssault carbine
Weight3.677 kg
Grid size5x2
Sold byPrapor LL1: Standard variant
Mechanic LL2: "Tapco INTRAFUSE" variant
Recoil %Vertical: 182
Horizontal: 400
Effective distance400 m
Firing modesSingle
Rate of fire (RPM)40
Sighting range500
Default ammo7.62x39 mm BP
Muzzle velocity700 m/s
Default mag10 rnds. SKS internal box magazine 7.62x39
Accepted ammunition
Loot experience20
Examine experience6

The Simonov Semi-Automatic Carbine SKS 7.62x39 (SKS) is an assault carbine in Escape from Tarkov. GAU Index 56-A-231.

Description[edit | edit source]

Soviet semi-automatic carbine designed by Sergei Simonov for 7.62x39 cartridge and known abroad as SKS-45. Immensely popular both in CIS countries and in the West, this weapon is still in active service in some countries in form of various copies and modifications. This particular specimen comes from extended storage warehouses of Tula Arms Plant and haven't yet undergo the civilian weapon normalization procedure.

Mods[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The Escape from Tarkov version of the SKS is probably a civilian version, as it does not have a bayonet attached to the underside of the barrel that the military version has

See also[edit | edit source]