5.8x42mm Chinese Sectioned Examples of The Various Loadings

Source of information and photos: PLA Small arms | Page 272 | Sino Defence Forum - China Military Forum

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" A variety of 5.8mm rounds. To decipher the names, use the guide below:

D = 弹 = Bullet/Round,
B = 步枪 = Assault Rifle
P = 普通 = Common/Standard
F = 橡皮(复合) = Rubber/Composite
X = 曳光 = Tracer
V = 重弹 = Heavy Round
C = 穿甲 = Armor Piercing

So DBP means Common Assault Rifle Round , DVC means Armor Piercing Heavy Round, and so on and on."

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Excellent…thank you!

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Brian, excellent info!

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I see the plan of the Chinese, they want to kill me by making new stuff every day…

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