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5.45x39mm is a Soviet intermediate cartridge introduced in the early 1970s.

For weapons chambered for this cartridge, see the Category Page


7N6 — PS gs
PS, steel core, steel sleeve.
7N6VK — PS (TUS) gs
PS TUS, hard alloy heat strengthened core, steel sleeve
7N6M — PS gs
PS, steel core (without cavity in the head (?)).
7N7 — Pst gl (MPTs)
Steel core, brass sleeve.
7N10 — PP gs
Increased penetration PP, steel sleeve.
7N10M — PP gs
Increased penetration (without cavity in the head (?)), steel sleeve.
7N20 — BP gs
BP, armour piercing, steel sleeve.
7N22 — BP gs
BP, armour piercing, steel sleeve.
7N24 — BS gs
BS, armour piercing, steel sleeve.
7N24-01 — BS gs
BS, armour piercing (increased), steel sleeve.
7N24M — BS
BS, armour piercing (increased), steel sleeve.
7N39 PPBS gs «Igol'nik»
PPBS, armour piercing (increased), steel sleeve.
Increased accuracy cartridge.
Tracer cartridge.
7T3 T gs
T, tracer, steel sleeve.
7T3M TM gs
TM, tracer, steel sleeve.
7U1 US gs
US, subsonic, steel sleeve.
7Kh4 UCh gs
UCh, training, steel sleeve.

1946 - Present
Firearm Ammunition
Pistol Cartridges 9x18mm PM 7N15 (01)7N167N2557-N-181SM
9x19mm Parabellum 7N21 (010203)7N307N31 (M)7N35
9x21mm Gyurza 7BT3 (01)7N28 (01)7N29 (01)7N42RG052RG054SP10 (UUZ)SP11SP12SP13
Intermediate Cartridges .366 TKM DeriEkoFMJGeksaKion 13Kion 15KonusSP13
5.45x39mm 7N6 (VKM)7N77N10 (M)7N187N207N227N24 (01M)7N397N40
7.62x39mm 7N23 (01)7N267N27
Rifle Cartridges 7.62x51mm 7N43
7.62x54mmR 7N1 (M)7N13 (01)7N147N3757-N-323S
8.6x69mm 7N45
9.3x64mm 7N33
9.6x53mm Lancaster [[]]
Special Cartridges 9x39mm 7N87N9 (0001)7N12
Heavy Cartridges 12.7x108mm 7N47N57N34 (M)
14.5x114mm 7N27N3
Vehicle Complete Ammunition
23mm 3UOF5 (IN)3UOF7 (IN)3UP1
30mm 3UOF8 (IN)3UOF213UOF233UOF24 (G)
37mm [[]]
57mm [[]]
76.2mm 3UOF15 (IN)3UOF16 (IN)
85mm 3UD13UD2
95mm 3UOF53
100mm 3UD33UD43UOF3 (IN)3UOF10 (IN)3UOF11 (IN)3UOF12 (IN)3UOF17 (IN)3UOF19 (-1IN)3UOF223UOF253UOF26 (-1IN)3UOF273UOF353UOF363UOF373UP23UP43UP6
107mm 3UOF143UOF18
115mm 3UOF13UOF6 (IN)3UOF37 (IN)3UP5
122mm [[]]
125mm [[]]
130mm [[]]
152.4mm [[]]
Smoke Canister [[]]
Vehicle Projectiles
23mm [[]]
30mm [[]]
37mm [[]]
57mm [[]]
76.2mm [[]]
81mm Smoke Launcher 3D6 (M)3D17 (M)
85mm 3D2
100mm 3D3
115mm [[]]
120mm 3D5
120mm Smoke Launcher 3D14
122mm 3D4 (ZhM)
125mm [[]]
130mm [[]]
152.4mm [[]]
Smoke Canister [[]]