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  2. 7.62×51mm NATO - Wikipedia

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    7.62×51mm NATO. The 7.62×51mm NATO (official NATO nomenclature 7.62 NATO) is a rimless, straight walled, bottlenecked rifle cartridge. It is a standard for small arms among NATO countries. First developed in the 1950s, the cartridge had first been introduced in U.S. service for the M14 rifle and M60 machine gun.

  3. List of 7.62×39mm firearms - Wikipedia

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    The below table gives a list of firearms that can fire the 7.62×39mm cartridge, first developed and used by the Soviet Union in the late 1940s. The cartridge is widely used due to the worldwide proliferation of Russian SKS and AK-47 pattern rifles, as well as RPD and RPK light machine guns.

  4. List of 7.62×51mm NATO firearms - Wikipedia

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    The below table gives a list of firearms that can fire the 7.62×51mm NATO cartridge. This ammunition was developed following World War II as part of the NATO small arms standardization, it is made to replicate the ballistics of a pre-WWII full power rifle cartridge in a more compact package. Not all countries that use weapons chambered in this ...

  5. 7.62×39mm - Wikipedia

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    Source(s): Wolf Ammo Sellier & Bellot The 7.62×39mm (aka 7.62 Soviet , formerly .30 Russian Short ) [5] round is a rimless bottlenecked intermediate cartridge of Soviet origin. The cartridge is widely used due to the global proliferation of the AK-47 assault rifle and related Kalashnikov rifles , as well as the SKS , RPD , and RPK light ...

  6. 7.62 mm caliber - Wikipedia

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    7.62 mm caliber. SSA 7.62mm 143gr AP rifle cartridge, bullet. The 7.62 mm caliber is a nominal caliber used for a number of different cartridges. Historically, this class of cartridge was commonly known as .30 caliber, the equivalent in Imperial and United States Customary measures. It is most commonly used in hunting cartridges.

  7. Caseless ammunition - Wikipedia

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    Caseless ammunition ( CL ), [1] or caseless cartridge, is a configuration of weapon-cartridge that eliminates the cartridge case that typically holds the primer, propellant and projectile together as a unit. Instead, the propellant and primer are fitted to the projectile in another way so that a cartridge case is not needed, for example inside ...

  8. 7.62×54mmR - Wikipedia

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    Cartridge dimensions. The 7.62×54mmR has 4.16 ml (64 grain H 2 O) cartridge case capacity. The exterior shape of the case was designed to promote reliable case feeding and extraction in bolt-action rifles and machine guns alike, under challenging conditions. 7.62×54mmR maximum C.I.P. cartridge dimensions.

  9. Ammunition box - Wikipedia

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    Ammunition box. An ammunition box or cartridge box is a container designed for safe transport and storage of ammunition. It is typically made of metal, wood, and corrugated fiberboard, etc. Boxes are labelled with caliber, quantity, and manufacturing date, lot number, UN dangerous goods labels. With a metal contaiuner, rubber gasket is commonly ...