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.22 caliber

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22 caliber, or 5.6mm caliber, refers to a common firearms bore diameter of 0.22 inch (5.6 mm). Both the .22 Long Rifle and 5.56×45mm NATO/.223 Remington cartridges are very widely used.

.22 inch is also a popular air gun pellet caliber, second only to the ubiquitous .177 caliber.


.22 inch caliber rimfire variations include:


.22 inch caliber centerfire cartridges, which use .224 in (5.7 mm) bullets, include:

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