5.56x45mm Ball M193
5.56x45mm Nato Ball
.223 REM 69GR HPBT Sniper
5.56x45mm Nato Tracer
5.56x45mm Tracer M196
5.56x45mm Infrared Tracer
5.56x45mm SAT Improved Performance
5.56x45mm Blank Short
5.56x45mm Blank Intermediary
5.56x45mm Blank Long
.223 REM 77GR HPBT

5.56x45mm Ball M193

Standard Ball cartridge equivalent to M193, suitable for weapons with 1:12 barrel twist. May be offered linked with Tracer version (M196).

Normative reference
MIL-C-9963F
Tip identification
None
Projectile type
Ball
Projectile weight
(g) / (gr)
3.56 / 55
Velocity at 24m
(m/s) / ( ft/s)
965 / 3165
Energy at 24m
(J) ≥
1658
Case
Brass
Service temperature
(°C) / (°F)
-54 to +52 / -65 to +125
Safety temperature
(°C) / (°F)
-54 to +71 / -65 to +160
Barrel twist
TW7

5.56x45mm Nato Ball

NATO-qualified cartridge equivalent to M855 and SS109, suitable for weapons with 1:7 to 1:9 barrel twist. May also be offered linked with any other trajectory-matched cartridges, such as Tracer, IR Tracer and SAT, in different configurations.

Normative reference
NATO AEP-97 EDITION A VERSION 1
Tip identification
None
Projectile type
Ball
Projectile weight
(g) / (gr)
4.00 / 62
Velocity at 24m
(m/s) / ( ft/s)
915 / 3002
Energy at 24m
(J) ≥
1675
Case
Brass
Service temperature
(°C) / (°F)
-54 to +52 / -65 to +125
Safety temperature
(°C) / (°F)
-54 to +71 / -65 to +160
Barrel twist
TW7

.223 REM 69GR HPBT Sniper

High precision cartridge for sniper application. Loaded with Sierra MatchKing bullets, the .223REM HPBT 69gr is designed for use in sniper rifles, as well as conventional weapons.

Normative reference
ANSI/SAAMI Z-2299.4 – 1992
Projectile type
HPBT
Projectile weight
grams (g) / grains (gr)
4.47 - 69
Muzzle velocity
(m/s) / ( ft/s)
865 - 2838
Muzzle energy
(J)
1673
Accuracy at
100(m) / 100(yd)
max. MOA
2
Ballistic coefficient
0.305
Watertightness
Yes
Case
Brass
Primer
Boxer
Service temperature
(°C) / (°F)
-20 to +40 / -4 to +104
Safety temperature
(°C) / (°F)
-54 to +71 / -65 to +160
Barrel lenght
61 / 24”
Barrel twist
TW7

5.56x45mm Nato Tracer

NATO standard tracer cartridge equivalent to M856 and L110, with full luminosity trace up to 600 m from the muzzle, visible in both day and night. Suitable for 5.56x45mm weapons with a 1:7 to 1:9 barrel twist. May also be offered linked with any other trajectory-matched cartridges, such as Ball and/or SAT versions, in different configurations.

Normative reference
NATO AEP-97 EDITION A, VERSION 1
Tip identification
Red
Projectile type
Tracer
Projectile weight
(g) / (gr)
4 / 62
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
TW7

5.56x45mm Tracer M196

Standard tracer cartridge equivalent to M196, with full luminosity trace up to 450 m from the muzzle, visible in both day and night. Suitable for weapons with 1:12 barrel twist. May also be offered linked with 5.56 Ball M193, in different configurations.

Normative reference
MIL-C-60111C
Tip identification
Red
Projectile type
Tracer
Projectile weight
(g) / (gr)
3.35 / 52
Velocity at 24m
(m/s) / ( ft/s)
* As per reference ammunition
Energy at 24m
(J)
1512
Case
Brass
Service temperature
(°C) / (°F)
-54 to +52 / -65 to +125
Safety temperature
(°C) / (°F)
-54 to +71 / -65 to +160
Barrel twist
TW12

5.56x45mm Infrared Tracer

IR Tracer cartridges are meant for night operations, granting the combat forces a stealth advantage. The bullet trace is completely invisible to the naked eye and only visible with the use of Night Vision Devices (NVDs). Suitable for 5.56x45mm weapons with 1:7 to 1:9 barrel twist. May also be offered linked with other trajectory-matched cartridges, such as Ball and/or SAT versions, in different configurations.

Normative reference
NATO AEP-97 EDITION A, VERSION 1
Tip identification
Lilac
Projectile type
Infrared Tracer
Projectile weight
(g) / (gr)
3.97 / 61
Velocity at 24m
(m/s) / ( ft/s)
* As per reference ammunition
Energy at 24m
(J) ≥
1526
Case
Brass
Safety temperature
(°C) / (°F)
-54 to +71 / -65 to +160
Service temperature
(°C) / (°F)
-54 to +52 / -65 to +125
Barrel twist
TW7
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5.56x45mm SAT Improved Performance

Improved performance cartridge equivalent to M855A1 suitable for 5.56x45mm weapons with 1:7 to 1:9 barrel twist. It combines superior hard target penetration with better terminal effects than conventional 5.56 NATO Ball version. Loaded with a lead-free projectile, the 5.56 SAT provides more lethality at close-and-long-range engagements, up to 600 meters. May also be offered linked with trajectory-matched cartridges, such as Ball, Tracer and IR-Tracer, in different configurations.

Normative reference
NATO AEP-97 EDITION A, VERSION 1
Tip identification
None
Projectile type
Steel Arrow Tip (SAT)
Projectile weight
(g) / (gr)
4 / 62
Velocity at 24m
(m/s) / ( ft/s)
900 / 2.953
Energy at 24m
(J)
1620
Case
Brass
Service temperature
(°C) / (°F)
-54 to +52 / -65 to +125
Safety temperature
(°C) / (°F)
-54 to +71 / -65 to +160
Barrel twist
TW7
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5.56x45mm Blank Short

Standard Blank training cartridge equivalent to M200, may be used in standard and shorter magazines. Used with Blank Firing Attachments, it can be adjusted to all automatic weapons to provide consistent and reliable functioning.

Normative reference
MIL-C-60616
Crimping
6
Cartridge lenght (mm)
(nominal)
48.5
Cartridge weight
(g) /
7.25
Case
Brass
Service temperature
(°C) / (°F)
-32 to +52 / -26 to +125

5.56x45mm Blank Intermediary

Standard Blank training cartridge equivalent to M51, may be used in standard and shorter magazines. Used with Blank Firing Attachment, it can be adjusted to all automatic weapons to provide consistent and reliable functioning.

Normative reference
MIL-C-60616
Crimping
6
Cartridge lenght (mm)
(nominal)
51
Cartridge weight
(g)
7.6
Case
Brass
Service temperature
(°C) / (°F)
-32 to +52 / -26 to +125

5.56x45mm Blank Long

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
MIL-C-60616
Crimping
4
Cartridge lenght (mm)
(nominal)
56
Cartridge weight
(g)
7.7
Case
Brass
Service temperature
(°C) / (°F)
-32 to +52 / -26 to +125

.223 REM 77GR HPBT

High precision cartridge for long range sniper application. Loaded with Sierra MatchKing bullets, the .223REM HPBT 77gr is designed for use in sniper rifles, as well as conventional weapons.

Normative reference
ANSI/SAAMI Z-2299.4 – 1992
Projectile type
HPBT
Projectile weight
grams (g) / grains (gr)
4.99 / 77
Muzzle velocity
(m/s) / ( ft/s)
805 / 2.641
Muzzle energy
(J)
1618
Accuracy at
100(m) / 100(yd)
max. MOA
2
Ballistic coefficient
0.362
Watertightness
Yes
Case
Brass
Primer
Boxer
Service temperature
(°C) / (°F)
-20 to +40 / - 4 to +104
Safety temperature
(°C) / (°F)
-54 to +71 / -65 to +160
Barrel lenght
61 / 24”
Barrel twist
TW7

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