7.7 x 56mm R / .303 British

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Bullet diameter 7.9 mm
Case length 56.4 mm
Overall length 78.1 mm


The following is a non-exhaustive overview of SALW using this type of ammunition.
Weapon name Category Number of countries
Lee-Enfield SMLE Rifles & Carbines 65
M1918 Browning Light Machine Guns 45