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8mm Mannlicher m.90

8 x 52 R Mannlicher m. 90

Since 1888 there is a development of the military, originally černoprachého ammunition caliber 8 mm for RU a Mannlicher. Against the first version was a shell about 2 mm long and contained a 2.75 g roller smokeless powder. Shot of 15.8 g had a muzzle velocity of 620 m/sec, which is about 90 m more than in the previous bullets. The hub pictured was made by a company Munitionsfabrik Woellersdorf, Vienna, RU. To the right is the bullet 7,92 x 57, photo by author.

Source: And. Andersen, In. Andresen, T. Stromstad "Cartridge Cases" load your own, Norway, 1995, Ivo Caras "Ammunition in small arms", Ars-Arm, Prague, 1995.
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