A military small & medium caliber ammunition collection

7.62mm NATO Paraguay

7.62mm NATO Ball  Paraguay 7.62x51 80-MDRP profile view.7.62mm NATO Ball  Paraguay 7.62x51 80-MDRP head view.


ProjectileFMJ, GM, 1 smooth crimping cannelure
Casebrass, taper crimp
Primerpercussion, flat, brass, ring crimp, purple annulus
Headstamp7.62x51 80-MDRP
NotesThis round was reportedly made by France on contract for Paraguay, but it has also been reported that the headstamp was simply an attempt to circumvent a South African embargo.