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5.6 X 57 RWS

Introduced by RWS in 1964 and is still in production by them. It was also adopted by Hirtenberger but discontinued by them in 1998. The cartridge is based on the 8x57 M88 case. It was based on the prototype developed by Munich gunsmith, Adam Schurk in the late 1930’s.