12.7X99mm NATO Ball
12.7x99mm Ball Solid Sniper
12.7x99mm NATO Tracer
12.7x99mm NATO AP
12.7x99mm API
12.7x99mm API-T
12.7x99mm Ball Reduced Range
12.7x99mm Tracer Reduced Range
12.7x99mm Blank
12.7x99mm AP Solid Sniper

12.7X99mm NATO Ball

NATO-qualified cartridge equivalent to M33, suitable for all 12.7x99mm weapons. May also be offered linked with any other trajectory-matched cartridges, such as Tracer, AP, API and API-T, in different configurations.

Normative reference
NATO AEP-97 EDITION A, VERSION 1
Tip identification
None
Projectile type
Ball
Projectile weight (g) / (gr)
42.05 / 656
Velocity at 24m (m/s) - ( ft/s)
890 / 2919.95
Energy at 24m (J)
16336
Case
Brass
Service temperature
(°C) / (°F)
-54 to +52 / -65 to +125
Safety temperature
(°C) / (°F)
-54 to +71 / -65 to +160
Barrel Twist
TW15

12.7x99mm Ball Solid Sniper

Ball Solid Sniper is a high precision anti-personnel cartridge for long range shooting. It is designed for use in all 12.7x99mm sniper rifles and guarantees precision of less than 1 MOA at 1000m.

Normative reference
ANSI/SAAMI Z-2299.4 – 1992
Projectile type
Ball Solid
Projectile weight (g)
49.9 / 770
Muzzle velocity
(m/s) / ( ft/s)
857 - 2812
Accuracy at
100(m) / 100(yd)
max. MOA
1
Muzzle Energy (J) - (ft.lbs)
18333
Ballistic coefficient
1018
Watertightness
Yes
Case
Brass
Primer
Boxer
Service temperature
(°C) / (°F)
-54°C a +71°C (-65°F to 160°F)
Safety temperature
(°C) / (°F)
-54 to +71 / -65 to +160
Barrel lenght
114.3 / 45”
Barrel twist
TW15

12.7x99mm NATO Tracer

NATO standard tracer cartridge equivalent to M17, with full luminosity trace up to 1500 m from the muzzle, visible in both day and night. Suitable for all 12.7x99mm weapons, it may be offered linked with any other trajectory-matched cartridges, such as Ball, AP and API, in different configurations.

Normative reference
NATO AEP-97 EDITION A, VERSION 1
Tip identification
Red
Projectile type
Tracer
Projectile weight
(g) / (gr)
40.8 / 630
Velocity at 24m
(m/s) - ( ft/s)
* As per reference ammunition
Energy at 24m
(J)
1480
Case
Brass
Service temperature
(°C) / (°F)
-54 to +52 / -65 to +125
Safety temperature
(°C) / (°F)
-54 to +71 / -65 to +160
Barrel twist
N/A

12.7x99mm NATO AP

NATO standard armor-piercing cartridge used against lightly-armored targets at long distances. Suitable for all 12.7x99mm weapons, it may be offered linked with any other trajectory-matched cartridges, such as Ball, Tracer, API and API-T, in different configurations.

Normative reference
NATO AEP-97 EDITION A, VERSION 1
Tip identification
Black
Projectile type
Armor-Piercing
Projectile weight
(g) / (gr)
45.1 / 646
Velocity at 24m
(m/s) - ( ft/s)
* As per reference ammunition
Energy at 24m
(J)
16523
Case
Brass
Service temperature
(°C) / (°F)
-54 to +52 / -65 to +125
Safety temperature
(°C) / (°F)
-54 to +71 / -65 to +160
Barrel twist
N/A

12.7x99mm API

NATO standard armor-piercing incendiary cartridge equivalent to M8, used against lightly-armored targets. Suitable for all 12.7x99mm weapons, it may be offered linked with any other trajectory-matched cartridges, such as Ball, Tracer, AP and API-T, in different configurations.

Normative reference
NATO AEP-97 EDITION A, VERSION 1
Tip identification
Aluminium
Projectile type
Armor-Piercing Incendiary
Projectile weight
(g) / (gr)
42.7 / 658
Velocity at 24m
(m/s) / ( ft/s)
* As per reference ammunition
Energy at 24m
(J)
16775
Case
Brass
Service temperature
(°C) / (°F)
-54 to +52 / -65 to +125
Safety temperature
(°C) / (°F)
-54 to +71 / -65 to +160
Barrel twist
N/A

12.7x99mm API-T

NATO standard armor-piercing incendiary tracer cartridge equivalent to M20, used against lightly-armored targets. Suitable for all 12.7x99mm weapons, it may be offered linked with any other trajectory-matched cartridges, such as Ball, Tracer, AP and API, in different configurations.

Normative reference
NATO AEP-97 EDITION A, VERSION 1
Tip identification
Red and Aluminium
Projectile type
Armor-Piercing Incendiary Tracer
Projectile weight
(g) / (gr)
40.4 / 613
Velocity at 24m
(m/s) / ( ft/s)
* As per reference ammunition
Energy at 24m
(J)
15603
Case
Brass
Service temperature
(°C) / (°F)
-54 to +52 / -65 to +125
Safety temperature
(°C) / (°F)
-54 to +71 / -65 to +160
Barrel twist
N/A

12.7x99mm Ball Reduced Range

Ball Reduced Range cartridge was designed for use in space constrained firing ranges and sensitive populated surroundings. By reducing the overall Safety Danger Zone, the technology allows for training exercises closer to the quarters. It is also applicable for operational use, while mitigating the risk of collateral damage. Suitable for all 12.7x99mm weapons, it may be offered linked with Tracer Reduced Range, in different configurations.

Normative reference
HS / JXNN / C09 / 1630
Tip identification
None
Projectile type
Ball Reduced Range
Projectile weight
(g) / (gr)
44.6 / 688
Velocity at 24m
(m/s) / ( ft/s)
910 / 2985
Energy at 24m
(J)
18.425
Case
Brass
Service temperature
(°C) / (°F)
-54 to +52 / -65 to +125
Safety temperature
(°C) / (°F)
-54 to +71 / -65 to +160
Barrel twist
TW14 or TW15
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12.7x99mm Tracer Reduced Range

Tracer Reduced Range cartridge was designed for use in space constrained firing ranges and sensitive populated surroundings. By reducing the overall Safety Danger Zone, the technology allows for training exercises closer to the quarters. It is also applicable for operational use, while mitigating the risk of collateral damage. It provides full luminosity trace up to 1500 m from the muzzle, visible in both day and night. Suitable for all 12.7x99mm weapons, it may be offered linked with Ball Reduced Range, in different configurations.

Normative reference
HS / JXNN / C09 / 1631
Tip identification
Red
Projectile type
Tracer Reduced Range
Projectile weight
(g) / (gr)
42.5 / 656
Velocity at 24m
(m/s) / ( ft/s)
* As per reference ammunition
Energy at 24m
(J)
17597
Case
Brass
Service temperature
(°C) / (°F)
-54 to +52 / -65 to +125
Safety temperature
(°C) / (°F)
-54 to +71 / -65 to +160
Barrel twist
TW14 or TW15
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12.7x99mm Blank

Standard Blank cartridge for training. Used with Blank Firing Attachment, it can be adjusted to all automatic weapons to provide consistent and reliable functioning.

Normative reference
NATO AEP-97 EDITION A, VERSION 1
Cartridge lenght
(mm)
98.9
Cartridge weight
(g)
59.8
Crimping
6
Case
Brass
Service temperature
(°C) / (°F)
-32 to +52 / -26 to +125

12.7x99mm AP Solid Sniper

AP Solid Sniper is a high precision armor piercing cartridge for long range shooting against protected targets. It is designed for use in all 12.7x99mm sniper rifles and guarantees precision of less than 2 MOA at 1000m. It perforates 22mm RHA steel plates at 100m.

Normative reference
NATO ERA-97 EDITION A, VERSION I
Projectile type
Armor-Piercing Solid
Projectile weight
grams (g) / grains (gr)
50.15 / 774
Muzzle velocity
(m/s) / ( ft/s)
857 / 2.812
Muzzle energy
(J)
18687
Accuracy at
100(m) / 100(yd)
max. MOA
2
Ballistic coefficient
1.018
Watertightness
Yes
Case
Brass
Primer
Boxer
Safety temperature
(°C) / (°F)
-54 to +71 / -65 to +160
Service temperature
(°C) / (°F)
-54 to +52 / -65 to +125
Barrel lenght
61 / 24"
Barrel Twist
TW15

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