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8x21mm Nambu 1914

  8x21mm Nambu 1914

8x21mm Namʙu 1914 - description and specifications

Performance characteristics

8x21mm Nambu

Caliber

8

Length, mm

31,7

The weight, g

11,5

bullet weight, g

6,5

The weight of powder charge, g

0,32

Muzzle velocity, m / s

290

Cartridge with bottle sleeve and obolochechnoi bullet was adopted for the Japanese army, along with a pistol Nambu structures in 1914 g. It is then used with the same pistols arr constructor. 1925 and 1934 gg. It remained in service during the Second World War. In appearance it is very similar to the 7.65-mm Parabellum cartridge, but differs from the last bullet of larger diameter and a reduced sleeve flange. Power slightly higher than 7.65-mm cartridge Browning.

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