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7.65 mm Luger
Georg Luger designed the 7.65 mm Luger cartridge for his his famous Luger pistol which he introduced with the 7.65 mm Luger caliber.
The rimless cartridge uses a 6 g (90 gr) full metal jacket bullet with a flat trajectory and moderate recoil, but poor stopping power. Its main advantages lie in its small size and good accuracy and low use of resources for manufacturing. Its main disadvantages are its overpenetration and poor energy transfer to the target.
- 6 g (90 gr) full metal jacket: 365 m/s (1200 ft/s)
- .30 Luger
- 7.65 x 21 mm
- 7.65 x 21 mm Luger
- 7.65 x 22 mm
- 7.65 mm Parabellum
- 7.65 mm Para
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