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The Small Arms Thread, Part 8: 2018; ICSR to be replaced by US Army with interim 15mm Revolver Cannon.


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1 hour ago, Alex C. said:

A bit off topic, but @LoooSeR or anyone else fluent in Russian, can you help me translate this? A friend of mine gave it to me as he was clearing out his home. It is brass cased and headstamped 188 over 74:

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First photo:

"Extra"

7.62

 

Target cartridges

[for rifles]

 

 

2nd photo:

High accuracy

 for 300 meters shooting

 

Bullet speed 750 m/s

Bullet weight 13 grams

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43 minutes ago, LoooSeR said:

 

First photo:

"Extra"

7.62

 

Target cartridges

[for rifles]

 

 

2nd photo:

High accuracy

 for 300 meters shooting

 

Bullet speed 750 m/s

Bullet weight 13 grams

 

Thanks @LoooSeR !

 

Is this brand of ammunition still made for commercial sale? I know the Novosibirsk ammunition plant is still there.

 

Edit: Apparently yes, they still make the stuff http://www.lveplant.ru/pages_en.php?id=49

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