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|All information listed assumes Standard FMJ (Reg/SP/FMJ)|
|Cost per round||5.50|
|Weight per round (units)||0.05|
|Quantity (retail box/bulk can)||20 / 200|
|Primer type||Large rifle|
|Powder type||Rifle powder|
|Projectile type||.312, 174 grain|
|Cost per case||1.773|
|Standard load (SP)||532 pwdr|
|Cold load (-P)||479 pwdr|
|Hot load (+P)||N/A pwdr|
|Super load (+P+)||N/A pwdr|
|Real world information|
|Ref. barrel length (inches)||25.2 (SMLE)|
|Muzzle velocity||744 m/s (2441 ft/s)|
|Muzzle energy||3120 Joule (2301 ft-lbf)|
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
.303 British is a type of ammunition for firearms. It is classified as a (R)ifle caliber, and was originally designed for the Lee-Metford rifle, a predecessor to the Lee-Enfield family of rifles featured in the game.
.303 British is pronounced three-oh-three British.
This caliber may also be known as 7.7x56mm R or simply .303.
There are 5 base weapons chambered in this caliber.
- BSA Lewis Gun
- Enfield RSAF Bren Gun
- Enfield RSAF SMLE No.4 Mk.I (commonly called SMLE)
- Enfield RSAF SMLE No.4 Mk.I(T) (commonly called SMLE Sniper)
- Winchester Model 1895
Barrel length groups
The reference barrel length belongs to the group listed in italics.
|Group name||Barrel length range||Damage multiplier|
|Rifle||20" and up||1.0x|
The following brands and projectile types are available in retail:
|Brand name||Composition||Available projectile types|
|Standard||Reg/SP|| FMJ (1.0x)|
|Milsurp||Surp/SP|| FMJ (0.25x)|
The multipliers listed correspond to the value multipliers to cost of ammunition provided by powder type, pressure level, and projectile type. They are included on this table as a convenience, in order to tell at a glance the cost of a given brand and projectile combination.
|Availability of .303 British as a Customs family chambering:|
- No weapons chambered in this caliber can be created through a Minor service.