Is 9×39 a good round?

The 9×39 is a dedicated subsonic cartridge for use in specialized suppressed weapon systems. It first saw combat in Chechnya and has proven to be highly effective. Due to its . 447-inch base diameter and 2.2-inch overall length, it happens to fit into an AR-15.

Will a 7.62 x39 fit a 308?

The 7.62×39 does not fire a . 308” diameter bullet, it actually fires a 0.312”. This causes a lot of confusion because of the nomenclature: 7.62×39 vs 7.62×51 NATO. Based on the name alone, you would reasonably expect that they would fire the same bullet diameter…but they don’t!

How long is a 7 62×39 ammo?

Case length 38.70 mm (1.524 in)
Overall length 56.00 mm (2.205 in)
Case capacity 2.31 cm3 (35.6 gr H2O)
Rifling twist 240 mm (1 in 9.45 in)

What is a 7.62 cartridge?

The 7.62×51mm NATO (official NATO nomenclature 7.62 NATO) is a rimless, bottlenecked rifle cartridge. It is a standard for small arms among NATO countries. First developed in the 1950s, the cartridge had first been introduced in U.S. service for the M14 rifle and M60 machine gun.

Is there a 9mm armor-piercing?

The 9х19mm pistol-fired armor-piercing cartridge 7N31 is designed to destroy enemy manpower, wearing body armor, in the open, behind light covers, and inside vehicles. It is fired by the 9mm GSh-18 pistol and 9mm PP-2000 submachine gun.

Is 9×39 armor-piercing?

The 9×39mm is a Soviet rifle cartridge….

9×39mm SP-6 (7N9) cartridges with blue-tip armor-piercing bullets
Type Rifle, subsonic
Place of origin Soviet Union
Production history

How far does a 7.62 shoot?

Self-Defense: Whether you consider the 7.62×39 accurate up to 200 or 400 yards, its bullet still carries sufficient energy to neutralize a threat well beyond its maximum effective range. Hunting: The 7.62×39’s energy limits its effective range for humane whitetail hunting to an average distance of 163 yards.

What is the caliber equivalent of 7.62 mm?

.30 caliber
The 7.62 mm caliber is a nominal caliber used for a number of different cartridges. Historically, this class of cartridge was commonly known as . 30 caliber, the imperial unit equivalent, and was most commonly used for indicating a class of full-power military main battle rifle (MBR) cartridges.

Are Teflon rounds legal?

Because of the publicity, North Carolina, South Carolina, Oregon and Oklahoma have laws that make it illegal to possess teflon coated bullets, while Virginia makes it illegal to use teflon coated bullets to commit a crime.

What is a 9×39 cartridge?

Basically a necked-up 7.62×39 but with much less taper, the 9×39 is a Russian military cartridge developed because of dissatisfaction with the terminal performance and penetration of 200-grain full-metal-jacket 7.62×39 subsonic ammunition. The 9×39 is a dedicated subsonic cartridge for use in specialized suppressed weapon systems.

Is the 9×39 the next big subsonic cartridge on tap?

The success of the .300 BLK has led to interest in subsonic loadings in other popular cartridges, and now there’s a new one on tap: the 9×39.

What makes a 9×39 bullet go supersonic?

The 9×39 (c.) is based on the 7.62×39 (l.) but has less taper. The initial load features a 278-grain FMJ boattail. Another issue is barrel length. The Russian 9×39 VSS Vintorez and AS VAL rifles feature short 7.9-inch barrels. Increasing length much beyond this, using the current load, can lead to the bullet going supersonic.

Is 9×39 subsonic ammo better than BLK?

Krebs Custom is offering AR-15 barrels and upper receivers chambered for the 9×39, a new round promising better terminal performance than subsonic 7.62×39 or .300 BLK. As sound suppressors continue to grow in popularity, so does interest in subsonic ammunition.