5.6x39mm or .220 Russian
tThe .220 Russian (5.6x39mm) cartridge
was developed in 1961 by necking down
the 7.62x39mm (AK-47) cartridge and
designated for small to medium game
hunting in Russia and in in the running
deer competition.
It was later used in Finland and produced
by SAKO & Lapua by 1965.
From a Russian SSSR USSR publication:
Velocity for a 43.2 grain projectile is 3,379
to 3,487 feet per second; at 25 meters
energy is 1,099 to 1,164 foot pounds.
The 6mm PPC Benchrest cartridge was
a wildcat made from the 220 Russian.
7.62x39mm vs. 5.6x39mm
Special run, distributed by Speer
Corporation using Lapua brass,
code is 522891 JMENO , maybe
1991 ? not sure.
Below is:
1967 Russian Manufactured
Sorry I can't read Russian
awaiting information.
$ 4.25  per Cartridge
Limit One
$ 4.75 per Cartridge
Limit One cartridge
per order on this item
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