7.92x57 mm (8x57 IS)

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Bullet diameter 8.08 mm
Case length 57 mm
Overall length 82 mm


The following is a non-exhaustive overview of SALW using this type of ammunition.
Weapon name Category Number of countries
M1918 Browning Light Machine Guns 45
Mauser K98 Rifles & Carbines 71