IWI DAN .338 sniper rifle

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TypeSniper rifle
Place of origin Israel
Service history
Used bySee Users
Production history
DesignerDr. Nehamiya Sirkis
ManufacturerIsrael Weapon Industries
Mass5.9 kg (13.01 lb)
7.3 kg (16 lb) folding stock version
Length1,280 mm (50.4 in)
1,030 mm (40.6 in) stock folded
Barrel length737 mm (29.0 in)

Cartridge.338 Lapua Magnum
Muzzle velocity881 m/s (2,890 ft/s)
Effective firing range1200 m
Feed system10-round detachable box magazine
Sightsday or night optical sights
back-up iron sights

The IWI DAN .338 Bolt Action Sniper Rifle is an Israeli bolt action sniper rifle manufactured by Israel Weapons Industries (IWI). It is named after ancient city of Dan. The rifle is chambered for the powerful .338 Lapua Magnum cartridge and its main purpose is long range sniping, and limited anti-material applications as well.[1] The IWI DAN has sub-MOA accuracy at range of 1200 meters.

The rifle was designed by Dr. Nehemia Sirkis with cooperation of the Israel Defense Forces special forces and is manufactured by Israel Weapons Industries and marketed worldwide.[2]


The DAN is unveiled at the 2014 Eurosatory convention.[3][4]



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External image
IWI Dan official photo