SVT-40

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SVT-40
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Type Semi-Automatic Rifle
Faction Icon-SU-Symbol.png Soviet Union
Statistics
Damage 47
Damage Far 38
Rate of Fire 250 rpm
Near Range 70 m
Far Range 96 m
Upward Recoil 2.15°
Rightward Recoil 0.165°
Recoil Variance 0.95°
Ammunition
Magazine Size 10
Reload Time 2.9 s
Specifications
Starting Weapon Yes
Class Restriction Infantry, Paratrooper, Recon
Equipment Points Points 5.png
Credits Cost 24,000 HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png
Gold Cost 280 HnGCurrencySymbol gold.png

Description[edit source]

The SVT-40 is a Soviet semi-automatic rifle. It is a big improvement from the older SVT-38. It fires the hard-hitting 7.62x54mmR ammunition also found in most soviet rifles and machineguns.

History

The SVT-40 is a Soviet semi-automatic battle rifle. The SVT-40 saw widespread service during and after World War II. Intended to be the new service rifle of the Soviet Red Army, production was disrupted by the German invasion in 1941 resulting in a switch back to the older Mosin–Nagant bolt-action rifle for the duration of WWII. After the war, new rifles were adopted by the Soviets: the SKS and AK-47.

Gameplay

SVT-40 is a flexible weapon giving fair chances at any range under 125m(if you're a good shot). It's accurate, deals good damage with the highest rate of fire of all semi automatic rifles but lacks in stability, range and it's sights can't be adjusted. This rifle should be used from a crouched or prone position as the sights move a lot compared to the American and German counterparts. It compensates its low fire rate compared to SMGs with higher damage and shoots faster than bolt action rifles. It requires a tactical approach when facing more specialized opponents but it's highly rewarding due to having everything in one piece. Starting weapon of Soviet infantry.

Camouflage

Factory Birch Russian Oak Army Paint Russian Blackwood Black Locust
Price (Credits) 20,000 HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png 49,000 HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png 32,000 HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png 95,000 HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png 64,000[1] HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png
Price (Gold) 120 HnGCurrencySymbol gold.png 290 HnGCurrencySymbol gold.png 190 HnGCurrencySymbol gold.png 570 HnGCurrencySymbol gold.png 380 HnGCurrencySymbol gold.png
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Specialist Ribbon[edit source]

Weapon Required: Tokarev SVT-40
SP SVT40.png Tokarev SVT-40 Specialist
Using the Tokarev SVT-40 rifle in battle will earn you points on this ribbon. More points are awarded for hitting or killing enemy soldiers. The highest award is given for headshots.
Rank 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Icon-SU-Symbol.png Soviet Unlocks
Type L-41 JPH
Field Trigger Job
Birch
Army Paint
Stainless Steel Barrel
Russian Oak
7N1 Sniper
Heavy Spring
Russian Blackwood
Field Adjusted Sights
Lightened Spring
Type D Heavy Ball
PU (German#1) [3.5x zoom]
PU (T-Post) [3.5x zoom]


Modifications[edit | edit source]

Semi-Automatic Sniper
Part Modification
Ammunition 7N1 Sniper
Trigger Field Trigger Job
Barrel Scout II-s
Internal Lightened Spring
Sight PU
Other Equipment None
Recommended Badge None
Description
This build mods the SVT-40 to be a two hit kill. With the PU scope attached, the SVT become a truly versatile weapon, with both long range and close quarters capabilities.

Comments:

  • Please Note: The Heavy Spring can be added for an increase in stability, but a decrease in rate of fire.

Pros:

  • Very Accurate
  • High Damage (Two Hit Kill)
  • Decent Rate of Fire
  • Decent Range

Cons:

  • Expensive
  • Requires Tokarev SVT-40 Specialist Ribbon to be Rank 12


All-Around Build
Part Modification
Ammunition 7N1
Trigger Marksman Trigger
Barrel Stainless Steel Barrel
Internal Heavy Spring
Sight None
Other Equipment None
Recommended Badge None
Description
This builds mods the SVT-40 to be viable at both short and long ranges.


2 Hit-Kill Build
Part Modification
Ammunition 7N1 Sniper
Trigger None
Barrel Scout II-s
Internal Heavy Spring
Sight None
Other Equipment None
Recommended Badge None
Description
This build mods the SVT-40 to be a two hit kill, while maintaining accuracy & stability.

Pros:

  • Accurate
  • High Damage (Two Hit-Kill)
  • Decent Range
  • Decent Rate of Fire


Gallery[edit | edit source]


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