7.62x38mm R Nagant
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|7.62x38mm R Nagant|
|All information listed assumes Standard FMJ (Reg/SP/FMJ)|
|Cost per round||1.25|
|Weight per round (units)||0.01|
|Quantity (retail box/bulk can)||50 / 1000|
|Primer type||Small pistol|
|Powder type||Pistol powder|
|Projectile type||.308, 97 grain|
|Cost per case||0.20|
|Standard load (SP)||60 pwdr|
|Cold load (-P)||54 pwdr|
|Hot load (+P)||66 pwdr|
|Super load (+P+)||72 pwdr|
|Real world information|
|Ref. barrel length (inches)||4.5 (Nagant M1895)|
|Muzzle velocity||330 m/s (1083 ft/s)|
|Muzzle energy||343 Joule (253 ft-lbf)|
|Country of origin|| Belgium|
7.62x38mm R Nagant is a type of ammunition for firearms. It is classified as a (P)istol caliber.
7.62x38mm is pronounced seven point six two by thirty-eight millimeters. 7.62 is sometimes abbreviated seven six two. Nagant is pronounced nah-GANN, though it is often pronounced nuh-GANT as well.
This caliber may also be known as 7.62mm Nagant Revolver (so it is not confused with 7.62mm Nagant), or simply 7.62x38mm.
There are 2 base weapons chambered in this caliber.
Barrel length groups
The reference barrel length belongs to the group listed in italics.
|Group name||Barrel length range||Damage multiplier|
|Handgun||Up to 6"||1.0x|
|SMG||6.1" and up||1.5x|
The following brands and projectile types are available in retail:
|Brand name||Composition||Available projectile types|
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 7.62x38mm R Nagant as a Customs family chambering:|
- No weapons chambered in this caliber can be created through a Minor service.