The AS-6 'Veteran' is an extremely rare gas blowback rifle, very similar to the M14. It was produced in the 1950's for Officers of high rank, or rich rifle collectors. Since, then it has entered the black market. Ony 60 were made, and over 40 of them were sold illegally.
|Cartridge||7.62x51mm NATO (.308 Winchester)|
|Action||Gas operated, rotating bolt|
|Rate of Fire||700–750 rounds/min|
|Muzzle velocity||850 m/s (2,800 ft/s)|
|Effective range||460 m (500 yd)
800+ m (875+ yd) (with optics)
|Feed system||8-round detachable box magazine|
|Sights||Aperture rear sight, 'pin' front sight|
The users, especially those who bought the rifle from the Black Market, have found that the rifle has a lot of room for customization, as shown above.