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The Dragunov SVD is categorized as a sniper rifle in the Rainbow Six universe. The Dragunov SVD first appears as an unusable weapon in Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Rogue Spear, but then appears usable in Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3: Raven Shield.
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Rogue Spear
The SVD appears as a terrorist-only sniper in Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Rogue Spear. The weapon is unusable to the player character.
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3: Raven Shield
The Dragunov is a weapon featured in Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3: Raven Shield.
Dragunov was designed not as a standard sniper rifle, but as a light support weapon to extend the effective range of an infantry squad up to 600 meters. As a sniper rifle, the Dragunov is lightweight, accurate and capable of semi-auto fire. It is extremely reliable in almost all conditions.