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.

Ammunition Bullet diameter Case length Overall length 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