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7.5х55mm Schmidt-Rubin 1887

  7,5х55mm Schmidt-Rubin 1887

7,5х55mm Schmidt-Rubin 1887 - description and specifications

Performance characteristics

7,5х55mm Schmidt-Rubin

Caliber, mm

7,5

The diameter of the bullet, mm

7,81

bullet weight, g

11,3

The weight of powder, g

3,2

Muzzle velocity, m / s

750-840

muzzle energy, J.

3178-3987

Cartridge was founded in Switzerland in 1887-1888 Major Rubin's, and adopted for the Swiss army with the semi-automatic rifle in the construction Schmidt 1889 year. In the future, under this cartridge was created a significant number of samples of small arms, on the modification of Maxim machine gun to automatic rifles SIG AMT (STGw.57), THEMSELVES 510. In the swiss army now completely superseded by patron 7,62 mm NATO, but it is very popular in Europe as a hunting and sporting cartridges.

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