What caliber is 9x39mm?

What caliber is 9x39mm?

Basically a necked-up 7.62×39 but with much less taper, the 9×39 is a Russian military cartridge developed because of dissatisfaction with the terminal performance and penetration of 200-grain full-metal-jacket 7.62×39 subsonic ammunition.

Is the AS VAL a real gun?

‘Special Automatic’; code name “Shaft” (Вал), GRAU designation 6P30) is a Soviet-designed assault rifle featuring an integrated suppressor….

AS Val
Type Carbine, Assault rifle
Place of origin Soviet Union
Service history
In service 1987–present

What guns use 9×39 in tarkov?

9x39mm. Only two guns use this Escape from Tarkov ammo type: the AS VAL and VSS Vintorez.

When was the 9×39 invented?

Designer Nikolai Zabelin
Designed 1980s
Parent cartridge 7.62×39mm

Is 9×39 armor-piercing?

It has a hardened metal armor-piercing core. It can penetrate 2 mm (0.079 in) of steel at 500 meters or 6 mm (0.24 in) of steel, 2.8 mm (0.11 in) of titanium or 30 layers of Kevlar at 200 meters. BP – The BP (БП) (BP: Broneboinaya Pulya; “armor-piercing bullet”) is an armor-piercing round.

What does BP stand for in ammo?

7.62 mm rifle cartridge with BP armor-piercing bullet.

Does Russia still use the AS VAL?

The AS Val and VSS are very effective. Some Russian army and special forces units, and Moscow’s intelligence and security forces still use it. Forces used the rifles during the last years of the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan.

Why is the AS VAL so quiet?

Because the bullet does not create a sonic boom after it leaves the barrel, it is significantly quieter than most ammunition. Combined with enormous suppressors, both the Vintorez and Val shoot extremely quietly. If you’ve ever wondered what shooting sounds like without the “crack” of a gunshot, look no further.

Are HP rounds good in tarkov?

The bullet in this cartridge has an excellent expansion and impact energy that give it outstanding stopping power effects, as well as being able to cause substantial negative effects on the target after impact, making it a good choice for hunting.

Can 9×39 penetrate armor?

What gun uses 9×39 in DayZ?

We are talking about the newly introduced weapons AS Val and VSS. Both copies are loaded with 9x39mm ammunition. There are two variants of this, a normal and an armor-piercing one.