Ammunitions

The data on ammunition is provided primarily by the BwVC, but also from national and regional focal points on SALW control; data published by think tanks, international organizations and experts; and/or data provided by individual researchers on SALW. It is not exhaustive. If you would like to add to or amend the data, please click here.

Name Bullet Diameter [mm] Case Length [mm] Overall Length [mm] Suitable for # weapons
12.7 x 108 mm 12.98 108 147.5 1
12.7 x 99 mm NATO (.50BMG) 13 99 138 1
12-gauge 18.53 0 0 2
.30-06 M1 7.8 63.3 85 2
30x29 mm 30 29 0 1
.40 S&W 10.2 21.6 28.8 1
40 x 46 mm grenade 0 0 0 4
40x53 mm 40 53 0 1
.455 British Service 11.5 19.6 31.2 1
.45 ACP 11.5 22.8 32 3
5.45 x 39mm 5.6 39.82 57 1
5.56 x 45mm / .223 Remington 5.7 44.7 57.4 18
5.8x42mm 6 42.2 58 1
7.5 x 54mm 7.8 54 78 2
7.62 x 25mm Tokarev 7.8 25 34 5
7.62 x 39mm 7.92 38.7 56 6
7.62 x 51mm / .308 Winchester 7.82 51.18 69.85 9
7.62 x 54mm R 7.92 53.72 77.16 4
7.65 x 17 mm SR (.32 ACP) 7.94 17.3 25 1
7.7 x 56mm R / .303 British 7.9 56.4 78.1 2
7.92x57 mm (8x57 IS) 8.08 57 82 2
9mm Makarov (9.2 x 18mm) 9.27 18.1 25 2
9mm Parabellum (9 x 19mm) 9 19.15 29.69 14
9x17 mm (.380 ACP) 9 17.3 25 1
FN 5.7 x 28mm 5.7 28.83 40.5 1