|The AK-47 magazine, which uses the 7.62x39mm cartridge.|
|Damage Rating||7.62x51mm, 7.62x54mmR, 7.62x63mm > 7.62x39mm > .45 ACP, 6.5x50mm, 7.62x25mm|
|Bodyshots Required to Kill||5(7 with painkillers)|
|Limbshots Required to Kill||7(8 with painkillers)|
|Headshots Required to Kill||4(5 with painkillers)|
|Magazines Used In||10 Round SKS Magazine, 30 Round AK-47 Magazine, 40 Round AK-47 Magazine, 75 Round AK-47 Magazine|
|Weapons Used In||AK-12, AK-47, AK-104, AKM, OTs-14, RPK, SKS|
The 7.62x39mm round was developed during WWII, and was first used in the RPD machine gun. Soon after the RPD was completed, more weapons began to use this cartridge, including the SKS and AK-47. The first widespread use of the round was seen with the AKM assault rifle.
The 7.62x39mm round is usually effective at moderate to long ranges. This caliber is used by a wide selection of firearms, including the AK family rifles and the SKS.
- More weapons use a bullet with a diameter of 7.62 milimeters than any other measurement in the game.