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7.62x51mm M61 (M61)

A 7.62x51mm NATO M61 cartridge with a 9.8 gram armor-piercing bullet with a hardened steel core with lead cladding on the tip and a bimetallic jacket, in a brass case. This cartridge was designed in the 1950s based on the .30-06 Springfield AP M2 cartridge to provide the United States Armed Forces with an armor-piercing bullet for 7.62x51mm NATO caliber automatic weaponry, being able to pierce through the most modern specialized ballistic body protections, in addition to provide a significant stopping power effect. However, it has a significant bounce probability on various surfaces.

Caliber 7.62x51mm NATO
Subsonic No
Tracer No
Damage 70
Penetration 64
Armor Damage 83 %
Fragmentation 13 % (1-2)
Velocity 849 m/s
Ballistic Coefficient 0.346
Accuracy +3 %
Recoil +10 %
Durability Burn +80.00 %
Misfire Chance 18.34 %
FTF Chance 8.7 %
Heat +135.60 %