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5.56 (Hunting/Defensive/Competition)

Bullet Profile
Number of Rounds
Available for immediate shipment

Brass: Offered in new brass only.

*IMPORTANT: Though both cartridges look identical, 5.56 is loaded to a higher pressure than .223, which is why rifles chambered for a 5.56 cartridge can fire .223, but it is not recommended that 5.56 cartridges are fired out of a rifle chambered for .223

Did you know that you can shoot .223 out of any rifle chambered for 5.56? See our .223 selection here. 

Bullet/ Grain Application Velocity/Test Barrel
45gr Frangible close-range steel, shoot-house training 2965/16"
75gr HPBT training/practice, small game (explosive jacket separation will occur) 2700/20"
55gr HPBT varmint, defensive use (explosive jacket separation will occur) 3000/20"
55gr SP hunting, defensive use 3000/20"
69gr SMK competition, long range 3050, 24"
77gr HPBT

precision rifle, long range, hunting, similar to

the military's MK262 mod 1 round.


Ballistic Coefficient- .355