Iran made 14.5x114 mm anti material sniper rifle dubbed Shaher تفنگ تك تيرانداز ضدزره شاهر ايران
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September 29, 2012 (Persian calendar 1391/7/8)
Shaher شاهر is an Iranian made 14.5x114 mm anti-material sniper rifle capable of penetrating concrete strongholds, armored vehicles and choppers.
It has a maximum effective range of 4 kilometers (2.5 mi).
The weapon weighs 22 kilograms (49 lb) and is 1.85 meters (6.1 ft) long.
It can engage helicopters and other low flying aircraft.
The anti-armor rounds used by the Shaher are capable of penetrating 50 mm (2.0 in) thick armor and come in different armor piercing varieties.
The rifle was unveiled in 2012 alongside a series of military vehicles and transportation units.
Shaher (شاهر) sniper rifle specifications:
Caliber: (14.5 x 114) mm
Maximum effective range: 4,000 meters (2.5 mile)
Weapon weight: 22 kilograms (49 lb)
Weapon length: 1.85 meters (6.1 ft)