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12.7×108mm
Country of origin

USSR

Year(s) designed

1930s

Year production began

1935

Overall length

147.50mm (5.807")

Case length

108mm (4.3")

Neck diameter

13.95mm (0.549")

Shoulder diameter

18.90mm (0.744")

Base diameter

21.75mm (0.856")

Rim diameter

21.70mm (0.854")

Muzzle velocity

820 m/s (2700 ft/s)

Used by

USSR and successor states

The 12.7×108mm is a heavy machine gun and anti-materiel cartridge. It is used in the widely-known DShK "Dushka" heavy machine gun and the KSVK anti-materiel rifle.

Weapons using this cartridgeEdit