7.62 x39 ammo, also known as the “7.62 Soviet,” is the standard round for the Soviet SKS and AK-47 rifles. Now there are AR platforms that use 7.62x39mm Ammo, making it an even more popular round. Winchester provides quality ammunition in reloadable brass cases, a big step up from the lower-quality steel cases of other brands. Along with the 123-grain FMJ (Full Metal Jacket) bullet, these feed and cycle smoothly, round after round and mag after mag.
This 7.62 x 39 ammo has a muzzle velocity of 2,355 fps (feet per second) and muzzle energy of 1,515 ft.-lbs. (foot-pounds). Zeroed at 100 yards, that translates to 2,026 fps and 1,121 ft.-lbs. Out at 200 yards, it goes to 1,726 fps and 814 ft.-lbs. If you’re shooting this iconic caliber, no matter what the platform, check out this premium ammo today!