TPG-1

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Unique Alpine TPG-1
Type Sniper rifle
Place of origin Bavaria
Service history
In service SEK Niedersachsen (Special Deployment Force)SEK Mecklenburg Vorpommern (Special Deployment Force)
Used by Hungarian police
Production history
Designed 2000
Manufacturer Unique Alpine AG
Produced 2000 - 2014
Number built 4500
Variants 4
Specifications
Caliber from .223/5.56×45 up to .338
Barrels 650 mm (26 in)
700 mm (28 in) for .338 Lapua
Action Bolt action
Maximum firing range 1500m
Feed system Detachable magazine
Sights Variable telescopic sight

The Unique Alpine TPG-1 [where "TPG" stands for German: Taktisches Präzisionsgewehr ("Tactical Precision Rifle")][1] is a modular, multi-caliber, tactical applications precision sniper rifle made in Bavaria / Federal Republic of Germany.[2][3] This rifle is part of the equipment of the Hungarian police.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Unique Alpine TPG-1". Modern Firearms: Sniper Rifle. World Guns. 
  2. ^ Crane, David (2004-10-26). "Unique Alpine TPG-1 Modular Multi-Caliber Sniper Rifle for Tactical Apps". DefenseReview.com. 
  3. ^ Tecnología militar [Military Technology] (in Spanish). Volume 25. Grupo Editorial Mönch. 2003. pp. 52–53. 

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