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The 14.5×114mm (.57 Cal) is a heavy machine gun and anti-materiel rifle cartridge used by the Soviet Union, the former Warsaw Pact, modern Russia, and other countries. It was originally developed for the PTRS and PTRD anti-tank rifles, but was later used as the basis for the KPV heavy machine gun that formed the basis of the ZPU series anti-aircraft guns that is also the main armament of the BTR series of armoured personnel carriers from the BTR-60 to the BTR-80 and for heavy anti-materiel sniper rifles.



Ammunition Type Damage Bullet Velocity (m/s) Barrier Penetration Armor Piercing
B32 API 220 1470 7.45 300
MDZ HEIP 220+0.4@3m 1400 4 300
MDZ(M) HEIP [email protected] 1000 5.1 300
DGE02 AP-HEI [email protected] 1450 10.5 1000
Incendiary Tracer 221+0.4@2m 1000 4.5 200
New Zealand Humane Whale Killer 220 + Underwater Capabilities 1673 8 250
7N3 Enhanced Armor Penetrator 218 990 338.2 1990