7.62 x 51mm / .308 Winchester

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.

Bullet diameter 7.82 mm
Case length 51.18 mm
Overall length 69.85 mm


The following is a non-exhaustive overview of SALW using this type of ammunition.
Weapon name Category Number of countries
FN FAL Assault Rifles 101
FN Herstal FN MAG Heavy Machine Guns 101
FN MINIMI Light Machine Guns 49
HK 21 Light Machine Guns 36
HK G3 Assault Rifles 86
IWI NEGEV Light Machine Guns 14
M1918 Browning Light Machine Guns 45
M60 Light Machine Guns 56
SIG SG510-4 Assault Rifles 5