The ShAK-12, previously known as ASh-12.7 (Avtomat Shturmovoy > "Automatic Assault Rifle" - 12.7mm calibre) is a Close Quarters Battle or Dynamic Entry weapon. It is useful in penetrating cover or breaching doors. It can also be used to neutralize targets that are behind cover and/or wearing body armor.
Early models had an integral carry handle with a Picatinny rail across the top. Later models had a "flat-top" with a detachable carry handle and a monolithic Picatinny rail across the top. There are short Picatinny rails along the sides of the forend for mounting accessories. There is also a long Picatinny rail under the forend that can mount either a vertical foregrip or a 40mm muzzle-loading grenade launcher. The barrel can mount either a muzzle brake or a suppressor.
- Caliber: 12.7x55mm (Also known as STs-130; the cartridge is a straight-walled, rimless brass case based on the .338 Lapua Magnum.)
- Barrel Length: ??
- Total Length: 40 in (101.6 cm)
- Feed System: 10 or 20-round detachable box magazine.
- Weight: 13 lbs (5.9 kg)
- Fire Modes: Semi-Auto/Full-Auto
- Country of Origin: Russia
The ShAK-12 can be seen in the following:
|Game Title||Referred as||Mods||Note||Release Date|
|Cross Fire||"Ash-12.7"||Prototype model; semi-automatic only||2007|
|Payday 2||"KS12 Urban"||ShAK-12 production model; added with Jiu Feng Smuggler Pack 3 (2021)||2013|
|Hot Dogs, Horseshoes & Hand Grenades||"Ash12"||As a "Sosigun"||2016|
|Escape from Tarkov||"ASh-12 12.7x55 assault rifle"||Suppressor, 10- and 20-round mags, foregrips, flashlights, and sights||ShAK-12 production model; added in patch 0.12.0.4785 patch (2019)||2016|
|Call of Duty: Modern Warfare||"Oden"||Various attachments||Prototype model||2019|
|Everyone Dies||Prototype model||2020|