7.92×36mm EPK

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7.92x36mm EPK
TypeLight machine gun
Place of originGreece
Production history
Designed1939
Specifications
Parent case6.5mm Mannlicher
Bullet diameter7.92×57mm Mauser
Case length36mm

The 7.92×36mm EPK was an experimental rifle round intended for the Pyrkal light machine gun. The round is essentially a 6.5mm Mannlicher round necked up to chamber a 7.92 mm bullet.

References[edit]

  • Christos Sazanidis, "Ta opla ton Ellinon (Arms of the Greeks)", Maiandros, Thessaloniki (1995)
  • W. Smith - J. Smith, "Small Arms of the World", 10th rev.ed., Stackpole, Harrisburg (1973)

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