Dragunov Military Picture Gallery in Asia
Chinese Type-79 or Type-85 in Bangladesh
Chinese paramilitary policemen practice shooting Type-79 sniper rifles at a training base in Wuhan, in central China's Hubei province, Aug. 19, 2009.(AP Photo)
A schoolgirl looks through a scope of a sniper rifle during "Know Your Army" exhibition in Amritsar, India, Monday, Jan. 23, 2012. Indian army initiated a one-day exhibition with the dual aim of strengthening the relations of army with civil populace and instilling a sense of confidence in them, about the role and performance of the Army in Punjab. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
An Indian schoolgirl handles a 7.62mm Dragunov sniper rifle during an Army Mela (fair) and exhibition at Khasa, some 15 kms from Amritsar, on January 23, 2012. The Army Mela (fair ), organised by the Flaming Arrows Brigade, displayed weapons and military equipment to civilian visitors of the event. (NARINDER NANU/AFP/Getty Images)
Indian soldiers (getty images)
Indian soldiers with Insas rifle and SVD.
Chinese soldier aims a Russian SVD during joint training with Indian military in Belgaum 2008.
Khaan Quest 2009
ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia - Approximately 35 officers representing nine countries began the United Nations Staff Officers Course, the first official event of Khaan Quest 2009
U.S. Marine Corps from 1st Platoon, Echo Company, 3rd Assault Amphibious Battalion, 1st Marine Division fires a Dragunov SVD sniper rifle provided by the Mongolian armed forces as part of Khaan Quest 2009 at the Five Hills Training Area in Mongolia Aug. 14, 2009. The Marines and Mongolians are exchanging knowledge about their respective weapon systems.
Mongolian armed forces soldiers teach U.S. Marines about the Dragunov SVD sniper rifle as part of Khaan Quest 2009 at the Five Hills Training Area in Mongolia Aug. 14, 2009. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Nathan McCord/Released)