The VSSK Vykhlop (Russian: Винтовка Снайперская Специальная Крупнокалиберная; Vintovka Snayperskaya Spetsial'naya Krupnokalibernaya, lit. "Special high-caliber sniper rifle", Vykhlop is Russian for "exhaust"), also known as the VSSK Vychlop or the VKS, is a Russian sniper rifle.


The weapon was first designed in 2002 as a sniper rifle made for silent firing and penetration power much greater than that of the VSS Vintorez. It is currently being used by the FSB and other Russian special forces.

Design DetailsEdit

The VKS is a straight-pull bolt-action sniper rifle with an integrated suppressor. It has an accuracy claim of one minute of arc at a range of 100 meters (328.1 feet) with precision bullets.

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