The Finnish legend – the 7.62x53R cartridge case

The 7.62x53R is a combat proven sniper caliber made famous by military sniper Simo Häyhä in the Finnish Winter War. The 7.62x53R is still used military applications, Scandinavian hunting and traditional rifle competitions. Lapua has manufactured 7.62x53R cases for almost a century, and this brass is well known for its ultimate quality and consistent performance.

Lapua’s 7.62x53R case takes the Large Rifle Primer (LRP).

7,62x53R

Designation

7.62x53R

Caliber

7.62 mm (.308)

Product no.

4PH7215

Primer

Large Rifle Primer (LRP)

Purpose

Hunting, Target