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5.56X45MM NATO Cartridge - Falken Industries

Cartridge, Caliber 5.56x45mm, M193 Ball: 55-grain (3.63 g), brass tip; . (3,656 kg/cm2); Cartridge, Caliber 5.56x45mm, M855 Ball: 62-grain (4.02 g), green . Trajectory (M193 Ball ammunition fired in M16A1 rifle with 250 meter battle sight zero) . The 5.56mm M856 has an orange bullet tip, which permits observation of the .

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The M855 cartridge has a 62-grain, gilded metal-jacketed, lead alloy core bullet with a . Cartridge, 5.56-mm Short-Range Training Ammunition (SRTA), M862. . Although SRTA closely replicates the trajectory and characteristics of service .

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5.56 mm 62 gr NATO "Green Tip" vs. 1/4" Steel - YouTube

Nov 28, 2009 . Effort to completely penetrate a 1/4" thick piece of welding steel with the 62 gr NATO "green tip" round in 5.56 mm. This is NOT armor .

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Basic trajectory curve--5.56 - Forums

Basic trajectory curve--5.56 Terminal Ballistic Information. . As an example, a 20 ” barreled AR-15 A2 firing 62 grain M855 will not match the . 14.5” barreled M4 carbine firing the 70 grain 5.56mm Optimized "Brown Tip" load.

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.223 (5.56x45mm) Rifle Ammo | .223 (5.56x45mm)rifle Ammunition

39 items . Use this .223 Ballistics Chart to determine the firing specifics of your ammo. more. . Tactical® Bonded® .223 (5.56x45mm) 62 Grain Soft Point Ammo . Brown Bear® .223 (5.56x45 mm) 55 - grain, Hollow - Point Ammo, 20 rounds.

Myths About the NATO 5.56 CartridgeFuture Military Weapon ...

Jun 22, 2009 . When a human body is hit with a 5.56mm 62-grain bullet traveling at 3,100 feet per . terminal performance deficiencies with 5.56x45mm 62 gr. . A flatter trajectory works best for me in South Texas, where there's no cover .

AR-15 Debate: Can the .300 Blackout Really Replace the 5.56 ...

Oct 3, 2012 . If the platform has any real weakness, it is the 5.56mm cartridge. . And with the M4's 14.5" barrel, that 62 grain 5.56 load was only . Not a huge difference in velocity, and only a very slight difference in trajectory out to 300m.

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The Gun Zone -- 5.56mm ammo FAQ v1.15

Mar 23, 2013 . That the 5.56mm/.223 Remington has succeeded as the military's designated . Identified by a green tip, the 62 grain projectile is constructed of a lead alloy . Allows observation of projectile trajectory to the point of impact.

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Keep the 5.56mm Round! Go Back to 7.62mm Round! | Kit Up!

Jun 15, 2010. -the-5-56mm-round-go-back-to-7-62mm-round.htmlKeep+the+5.56mm+ . pay particular attention to the ballistics and terminal effects charts.

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Tactical Test

M855 (SS109) Military Ball 62 gr FMJ-BT. The M855 Ball is the standard load for the US military in all of its 5.56 x 45 mm weapons. The lesion created in the .

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5.56mm Replacements - Angelfire

Below is a table generated with the Real Guns Exterior Ballistics Calculator estimating the performance of the 120gr . "120 gr 7mm has SD of .213, compared to .221 of 147 gr 7.62mm, and .219 of 77 gr 5.56mm". . Bullet Weight: 62 grains.

2013 PMC Product Catalog - PMC Ammunition

The performance, ballistics and exceptional quality of our . Table of Contents . BULLET TYPE. WEIGHT (Grains). 5.56mm. FMJ-BT. 55. 5.56mm. LAP. 62.


223 rem ammo at The .223 Remington (5.56mm NATO) . trajectory tables show that a scope sighted .223 shooting the 55 grain spitzer bullet .

5.56x45mm NATO - Gun Wiki

The 5.56x45mm NATO (5.56, 5.56x45mm, or 5.56 NATO) cartridge is one of . The 5.56 NATO bullet is actually 5.71mm (.224 inches) in diameter, and is . has a 62-grain full metal jacket projectile, designed to offer better penetration . flatter trajectory and has a better terminal ballistic profile than most other 5.56 cartridges .

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SBR Caliber Showdown: 5.56/.223 vs. 300 BLK | The Truth About ...

Jul 26, 2013 . 300 BLK gives you essentially the same ballistics as 7.62 x 39 out of the . For the .223/5.56 mm sequence, I decided to try both 55 grain and 62 grain . the same chart predicts an 11.7% reduction in velocity for the 110 grain .

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