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Battlefield 4 SKS

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Battlefield 4 SKSThe Battlefield 4 SKS is an unlockable rifle used by the Recon class. The SKS in Battlefield 4 is very similar to the SVD, but features a larger magazine and much faster firing rate, making it better suited for close range combat. The SKS is a popular, lightweight, and accurate rifle that can be used by all classes in multiplayer. A very similar rifle to the SKS is the new SVD-12.

The Battlefield 4 SKS is a Russian made rifle that was used since World War 2, and has been through several design improvements over the decades. It was first featured in the Battlefield series in BF3 as an unlockable weapon. The SKS is known for its fast firing rate and great performance at medium ranges.

Battlefield 4 SKS stats

The SKS sniper rifle in Battlefield 4 is a good all-round weapon that’s best suited for closer and medium range combat. While the SKS has a faster firing rate, it deals less damage with each shot at all ranges.

  • Capacity: 20 rounds
  • Rate of fire: 330 RPM
  • Fire modes: semi automatic
  • Reload time: 3.5 seconds
  • Bullet velocity: 440 m/s
  • Min damage: 27
  • Max damage: 43
  • Weight: 4.5 KG

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10 COMMENTS & TRACKBACKS

  1. justin reid
    September 13th, 2013 at 9:39 am

    This is one of the “sniper rifles” I don’t agree with. It fires the 7.62x39mm round(same as AK47). It is not a sniper rifle in any way shape or form and is mostly incapable of it. It has not been in use since WW2. It’s forefather, the SVT 40 was the rifle russia used that this is based off of. The ak47 replaced this. It’s like calling the “m39” the m39. It’s original term was the m14/mk14. It was originally full auto but converted to semi auto for sniping. The model made today is Springfield M1A or Socom in the shorter lengths. Also the 417 is nothing like the M27. The 416 is similar in a few basic ways but the 417, 416, and M27 while all HK models are different operating systems.

    • Joe
      July 6th, 2015 at 5:38 pm

      You obviously have no experience with the firearm outside of the game. The gun is a very popular consumer rifle, the stock is made for the civilian market.

  2. Carson
    October 3rd, 2013 at 1:35 pm

    Justin the SKS was tested in 1945 in the closing days of the war, and was the soviet standard infantry in 1947-1949. I do agree with you that it should not be classified as a sniper because it’s not. It should be placed with the carbines which It is. Also the composite stock should be wood and the 20 round mag should be replaced with a 10 round integrated box mag the way that it was manufactured.

    • Adam
      October 22nd, 2013 at 9:44 pm

      I don’t agree with that, TAPCO produces accessories for the SKS that look exactly like that on the modern market (even the SAW style pistol grip is evident). If it were to be used by a professional army, they would modify the rifle to best suit them, so wood stocks and fixed mags would be replaced by modern innovations.

      • Adam
        December 10th, 2013 at 6:15 pm

        Dude, using a tapco t6 stock was the best thing i ever did to my norinco. I use the 30rnd promag mags and have never had an issue (i know most prefer the tapco 20 rounders). One thing i dont agree with is puttin any kind of optic on it. The sks is way better if u get a bright tapco front site pin and just stick with that. Tapco doesnt make bullshit. Those guys know how to make an outdated weapon into somethig u can go to war with practically. Even with tapco mags or promag mags u can still manually feed ammo into the mag without detaching it… With stripperclips or one at a time. Just weigh it out: How often do u want to have to stop and reload? Every 10 rounds? Or ever 20-30 rounds? Think practically.

        • Adam
          December 10th, 2013 at 6:18 pm

          Btw im not the “Adam” from the first comment

  3. Mike
    October 5th, 2013 at 6:21 am

    I agree, this should really be a carbine. Not just of technical reasons but I’d like to have this weapon used by other classes as well. The 10-round stripper-clip internal magazine would be neat because I don’t know of any other shooter to feature the SKS in it’s original config, except for a few titles that didn’t make the cut.

  4. Adam
    December 10th, 2013 at 6:35 pm

    I have been using the Type 56 Norinco SKS ever since i was a kid. One thing that itll never be is a sniper rifle. Dont get me wrong, the 762×39 packs a punch, but it doesnt have the range. I dont expect to get decent groupings with anything over 200 yards. It can function great up to 300. But anywhere passed that you running on luck and perfect lighting and weather. Puttin a scope on it is pointless because most scopes are designed to fit over the action spring cover and therefore will lose zero after awhile due to the bolt slaming backwards every shot and shaking the scope. Tapco makes the best aftermarket gear for the sks. If u like the old wood then stick with it. Ive got a couple that havent been modified…. But ill tell u: if it came to defending myself, id go with my modified sks’s before id go with the old platforms. The standard stock and 10rnd fixed mag layout is great, but its not perfect or else it wouldnt have been replaced by an even less accurate weapon (ak-47). Bottom line: the sks aint a sniper weapon, but it will empty your cranium just as well as the rest. Its better modified, but still efficient if left alone to its old layout.

  5. Brandon
    February 14th, 2014 at 5:10 pm

    I agree with Adam. My Norinco SKS has the same basic setup that he des robes his having. It’s not a sniper, but as what B4 did by placing it in the DMR, I do agree with. Short to medium range with decent accuracy. Sniping with is is pointless as Adam pointed out with the bolt slamming and to be honest, with it’s semi-auto fire, sniping is pointless. Using it as a “end” for medium range works perfectly, but leave the long range sniping to bolt action rifles. You don’t lose battery behind each shot to eject spent cartridges and cycle a fresh round, much more disciplined with your shot, and a few more facts in there. So my opinion, the SKS could be factored into a carbine or DMR (medium range combat)

  6. Nate
    October 4th, 2014 at 7:02 pm

    I am all for having the SKS in battlefield. But the tapco stock on it just doesn’t make sense… If the rifle is supposed to be Russian military, why would it have an American manufactured stock and magazine? I doubt the US would even export US manufactured rifle parts to Russia. Let alone would the ruskies want them! IMO, it should have a synthetics stock with the same appearance as the original with added rails for attachments. As for mags, 20 round AK mags like those from the Chinese SKS-D would work. This would make sense and be realistic.

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