7,62×39 with steel core

Rifle cartridges with projectiles with steel cores are designed for fighting any living beings and unarmored targets using: 7,62 mm RPD automatic rifle, 7,62 mm

RPK automatic rifle, 7,62 mm AKM carbine, other types of weapon adapted to this type of ammunition.

Projectile type:With steel core
Projectile weight7,75 ÷ 8,05 g
Propellant charge weight~ 1,6 g (24,69 gr)
Cartridge weight16,8 ÷ 17,8 g
Average velocity of the bulletV25 = 710 ÷ 725 m/s