The 5×58mm Sturtevant was an experimental military cartridge developed in an early Anglo-German effort.
History[edit | edit source]
Manufactured between 1890 and 1892, the 5×58mm Sturtevant was loaded by U.K.-based Sturtevant Engineering under contract for the Deutsche Gewehrprüfungskomision (German Rifle Examination Commission), which examined new rifles for possible use by the German military.
Design Details[edit | edit source]
The 5×58mm Sturtevant is a bottlenecked centerfire rifle cartridge designed in a small-caliber, high-velocity configuration.