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.
7.62 x 39mm
|Bullet diameter||7.92 mm|
|Case length||38.7 mm|
|Overall length||56 mm|
The following is a non-exhaustive overview of SALW using this type of ammunition.
|Weapon name||Category||Number of countries|
|AK-47 / AKM||Assault Rifles||122|
|Norinco Type 63||Rifles & Carbines||6|
|Norinco Type 81||Assault Rifles||12|
|RPD||Light Machine Guns||65|
|RPK||Light Machine Guns||70|
|Simonov SKS||Rifles & Carbines||69|