Alejandro Sniper Rifle

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Alejandro
Alejandro.png
Type Sniper rifle
Place of origin  Cuba
Service history
In service 2002–present
Used by  Cuba
Specifications
Cartridge 7.62x54mm R
Caliber 7.62 mm
Action bolt-action
Feed system internal magazine, 8 rounds

The Alejandro sniper rifle is a bolt action rifle which was designed and manufactured in Cuba by the UIM (Union de Industrias Militares). It was named after the code name used by Fidel Castro in the Sierra Maestra, which is also his middle name.

Design[edit]

The Alejandro is a Precision Rifle used by all branches of the Cuban Armed Forces. Its design started towards the end of 2001 and the beginning of 2002, and it uses the 7.62x54mm R in an internal magazine with a capacity of 8 rounds. Although it can use different types of scopes, even Western ones, its standard is the PSO-1. The rifle has shown good performance, but due to its country of origin it has received little attention in International Press.

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