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Old 15-06-2014, 06:02 AM   #274
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Arrow 7.62



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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 Imperial unit equivalent, and was most commonly used for indicating a class of full power military main battle rifle (MBR) cartridges. The measurement equals 0.30 inches or 3 decimal lines, written .3" and read as Three-Line...

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7.62x45mm vz. 52, made solely for the Czechoslovakian vz. 52 rifle, replaced by 7.62x39mm..

7.62x51mm NATO and its civilian variant .308 Winchester, sometimes incorrectly described as .308 NATO by persons mixing English measurements, used by some civilians, with metric measurements used by NATO..

7.62×54mmR, another Russian cartridge that was first used in the Mosin-Nagant rifle since 1891. The modern versions of the cartridges, to this day, are in wide use in numerous world armies as sniper rifles (particularly the SVD family) and machine guns (numerous types, many developed from AK family, such as the PKM)..

.30-06 Springfield, US Military cartridge for both World Wars and Korea, known as the 7.62x63mm in
metric measurement..

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/7.62_mm_caliber
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