One of the most well-known rifle cartridges around the world, the 7.62×39 is an intermediate rifle cartridge that was developed by the Soviets during World War II.
The 7.62×39 cartridge is synonymous with the AK-47, SKS rifles and the RPD and RPK light machine guns.
7.62×39 is a .30 caliber cartridge that provides good range performance along with solid terminal ballistics.
- Lacquered Steel Cases
|Ballistic Coefficient (G1)||294|
|Muzzle Velocity V0 ft/sec||2546|
|Muzzle Energy E0 J ft/lb||1774|
|Max Powder Pressure Bar (lb/inch2)||46412|
|Cartridge Max Length (inches)||2.2|
|Cartridge Average Weight (grains)||253|
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