Overview

7.62x54mmR is a Russian rifle cartridge introduced in 1891.

For weapons chambered for the cartridge, see the category page.

Types

7.62mm P o 1891g
Bullet Model of Year-1891 (Pulya obrazets 1891-godina). Jaeger-type (round-nosed) cupro-nickel Full Metal Jacketed 211-grain [13.73 gram] lead core bullet with a brass case. Used from 1891 to 1910.
LP o 1908g (57-N-321)
Light Bullet Model of Year-1908 (Lyokhkaya Pulya obrazets 1908-godina). Spitzer-type (pointed-nose) tombak Full Metal Jacketed 148-grain [9.6 gram] lead core bullet with a brass case. Standard loading for the M91 Mosin-Nagant Rifle. Used from 1910 to 1954.
L
“Type L” Light Bullet (Lyokhkaya = “Light”). A 148-grain [9.6 gram] Full Metal Jacket lead core bullet with a brass case. Standard loading for use in the shorter-barrreled M91/30 Mosin-Nagant carbine. Used from 1930 to 1954.
D (57-D-422)
"Type D" Heavy Bullet (Dal'noboinaya = “Long Range”). A 182-grain [11.8 gram] Ball round with a brass case. Standard loading for the PM-10 Maxim heavy machinegun (Pulemyot Maxima). It was designed for long-range indirect fire out to 4,500-5,000 meters, a tactic replaced by mortar and artillery fire during the Great War. Used from 1930 to 1978. Had a yellow tip.
D (57-D-423)
"Type D" Heavy Bullet (Dal'noboinaya = “Long Range”). A 182-grain [11.8 gram] Ball round with a bi-metallic case. Standard loading for the PM-10 Maxim heavy machinegun (Pulemyot Maxima). It was designed for long-range indirect fire out to 4,500-5,000 meters, a tactic replaced by mortar and artillery fire during the Great War. Used from 1930 to 1978. Had a yellow tip.
LPS gzh (57-N-323S)
Conventional Semi-Armor-Piercing round with a Light Steel-core Bullet (Lyokhkaya Pulya Stal’noi) and a bi-metallic case. Used from 1953 to 1991. Can penetrate the 6Zh85T body armour at 110m. Had a silver tip from 1953 to 1978 and a plain tip afterwards.
7B1
Sniper cartridge with Armor-Piercing bullet.
7B2
API
7B2A
API
7B3
API
7B4
AP
7BZ3 B-32M gzh
Armor-Piercing Incendiary cartridge with the Improved (M > Modernetya) B-32 bullet and bi-metallic case.
7BZ3-01 B-32M gs
Armor-Piercing Incendiary cartridge with the Improved B-32 bullet and lacquered steel case.
7BM4
AP
7PZ2 PZ gzh
ranging cartridge with bi-metallic case.
7PZ2-01 PZ gs
ranging cartridge with lacquered steel case.
7N1 PS gzh
A 152-grain [9.85 gram] Sniper (Sn > Snaiperskie) cartridge with a Match-Grade steel-core bullet (Pulya Stal'noi) with a bi-metallic case. It was designed for use with the SVD sniper rifle. It was used from 1967 to 1999. The word "sniper" is written in a repeating pattern across the packet wrapping paper to prevent its misuse.
7N1M
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7N13 PP gzh
"Enhanced Penetration" (PP > Povishennaya Probivaemost) bullet with a bi-metallic case.
7N13-01 PP gs.
"Enhanced Penetration" (PP > Povishennaya Probivaemost) bullet with a lacquered steel case. It is designed to eliminate targets wearing body armour. It can penetrate the 6Zh85T body armour at 800m.
7N14 SnB gzh
Sniper armour-piercing cartridge with a bi-metallic case.
7N37
BS gs
7T2 T-46 gzh
Tracer (T > Trasseruyushchey) cartridge with a T-46 bullet and a bi-metallic case.
7T2-01 T-46 gs
Tracer cartridge with a T-46 bullet and lacquered steel case.
7T2M T-46M gzh
Tracer cartridge with the Block 1 Improved (M > Modernetya) T-46 bullet and bi-metallic case.
7T2M1 T-45M1 gzh
Tracer cartridge with the Block 2 Improved (M1) T-46 bullet and bi-metallic case.
57-Kh-340
Blank cartridge with crimped bimetallic case. Used during training to accustom recruits to the sounds of battle.
57-NE-UCh
Unitary "Dummy" cartridge made entirely of steel. Used for loading and unloading drills by recruits before advancing to using live ammunition.

Weapons
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 [[]]
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