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|All information listed assumes Standard FMJ (Reg/SP/FMJ)|
|Cost per round||6.00|
|Weight per round (units)||0.05|
|Quantity (retail box/bulk can)||20 / 200|
|Primer type||Large rifle|
|Powder type||Rifle powder|
|Projectile type||.311, 148 grain|
|Cost per case||2.027|
|Standard load (SP)||608 pwdr|
|Cold load (-P)||547 pwdr|
|Hot load (+P)||N/A pwdr|
|Super load (+P+)||N/A pwdr|
|Real world information|
|Ref. barrel length (inches)||24.4 (Dragunov SVD)|
|Muzzle velocity||828 m/s (2717 ft/s)|
|Muzzle energy||3288 Joule (2425 ft-lbf)|
|Country of origin||Russian Empire|
7.62x54mm R is a type of ammunition for firearms. It is classified as a (R)ifle caliber, and was originally designed for the Mosin-Nagant M1891, although it has since seen service in modern precision rifles like the Dragunov SVD, and in general-purpose machine guns such as the PKM.
In real life, 7.62x54mm R is the oldest continuously serving military cartridge in the world, having been fielded for use without interruption in at least one country's military since the year 1891. As of 2019, this represents 128 years of service.
7.62x54mm is typically pronounced seven point six two by fifty-four millimeters. It is also acceptable to pronounce 7.62 seven six two.
This caliber may also be known as 7.62x54mm, 7.62mm Nagant (not to be confused with 7.62mm Nagant Revolver), and more rarely, 7.62mm Mosin-Nagant, 7.62mm Dragunov, and .30 Russian.
There are 12 base weapons chambered in this caliber.
- IZHMASH Dragunov SVD
- IZHMASH Dragunov SVU
- IZHMASH Mosin-Nagant M44
- IZHMASH Mosin-Nagant M91/30 PU
- IZHMASH Mosin-Nagant M1891
- IZHMASH Simonov AVS-36
- IZHMASH SV-98
- TsNIITochMash PKP Pecheneg
- Tula Arms Tokarev SVT-40
- ZiD Degtyaryov DP-27
- ZiD PKM
Barrel length groups
The reference barrel length belongs to the group listed in italics.
|Group name||Barrel length range||Damage multiplier|
|Obrez||Up to 10"||0.4x|
|Carbine||10.1" - 22.9"||0.9x|
|Rifle||23" 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)|
|Reduced Velocity||Reg/-P||FMJ (0.9x)|
|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 7.62x54mm R as a Customs family chambering:|
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