ZBROIA Biathlon is a rifle of the Ukrainian company producing air rifles with precharging pneumatic system. This model was developed by order of the Biathlon Federation of the Kharkov region and is used for training future biathlonists of Ukraine. All the latest developments of the company in the manufacture of pneumatics with pre-pumping (PCP) were implemented in this model.
The first thing that defines that rifle to the biathlon sport is massive stock of ash tree, which are the basis for combining all parts of the rifle into a single product. The stock has adjustable cheek and a back, that is so necessary for individual adjustment to each sportsmen. The antabs installed in the stock give the opportunity to install a special belt for carrying the rifle.
There is a module combining all parts, such as trigger, safety device, other elements of the trigger, barrel, reservoir, dioptric sight and other parts installed in the stock.
The Biathlon rifle is the product of ZBROIA's complete production cycle. Barrels of own manufacture, executed on machine tools with digital program control (CNC). This allows serial production of products with maximum repeatability. The material of production is steel. And 12 rifling made in the channel of the barrel give accuracy of each series of shots.
High Pressure Air Resrvoir
A good high-pressure reservoir is one of the most important parts of a rifle with pre-charging pneumatic sytem. It keeps that energy, thanks to which shooting takes place. You can choose from a model with a reservoir of 180 cm3 or an enlarged reservoir of 220 cm3. The maximum pressure is 300 bar. The reservoir is equipped with an exact mechanism called a reducer (regulator), which allows to minimize the difference at the first (with a fully inflated reservoir) and the last shot.
PCP The Biathlon rifle as well as other models have an advantage over spring-piston rifles in the form of multi-charge. The rifle is completed with six magazines for 5 shots each. They are conveniently held in a special drive, which can be worn both in the pocket and when mounted on the stock
A dioptric sight is used for aiming. For greater versatility, the kit includes a spare aperture diopter with an aperture of 1.5 mm (installed 1.4 mm) and 5 flies.
The Biathlon model with Picattiny rail, removable silencer and an increased energy of shots could be executed also.