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The USP-1 "Tyul'pan" (From Russian: Унифицированный Стрелковый Прицел, первый образец, Unifitsirovannyj Strelkovyj Pritsel, pervyj obrazets, "Unified Firearm Sight, first model, GRAU index 1P29) is a Soviet/Russian universal optic sight, designed for use on the AK rifle family (AKMN, AK-74N, AK-74M, AK-101, AK-102, AK-105), the RPK-74N, the PKMN and the PKP "Pecheneg" and is designed for quick-mounting and quick-detaching. Compared with an open mechanical sight, the effectiveness of firing at targets is increased 1.2 to 2 times, and the time taken to conduct a firing session is reduced by 60%. It is designed by TsKB "Tochpribor" in Novosibirsk. Production is conducted in Novosibirsk instrument manufacturing factory (NPZ).
A USP-1 mounted on an AN-94.
|Place of origin|| Soviet Union|
|Designer||L. A. Glyzov, TsKB "Tochpribor"|
|Manufacturer||Novosibirsk instrument manufacturing factory|
The sight possesses a mechanism for adjustments and a stadiametric rangefinder. No batteries are required in the sight. The optic scheme of the sight is a prismatic wrapping. It is easily mounted on the weapon using the standard Warsaw Pact rail.
- Sight weight: 0.8 kg
- Weight of a complete sight system: 1.25 kg
- Magnification: 4x
- Field of view: 8 (14) degrees
- Exit pupil diameter: 6.5 mm
- Exit pupil length: 35 mm
- Resolution limit: 13 sec
- Amount of light retained: >70 %
- Adjustment range for zeroing: 0 – 400 m for vertical and horizontal adjustments
- Dimensions (L x H x W): 203 mm x 80 mm x 178 mm