The ×45mm NATO (official NATO nomenclature NATO) is a rimless bottlenecked . The ×45mm NATO SS/M cartridge (NATO: SS; U.S.: M) with standard 62 gr. lead core bullets with steel . Luke Haag’s papers in the AFTE Journal (33(1)–28, Winter ) also describes this problem. Look at Luke Haag’s paper in the AFTE journal which shows significant variations in construction between various SS/M loads from. Now comes your affiant, Lucien C. “Luke” Haag, and under oath hereby states as follows: I. I am of legal majority and of x45mm SS/M Bullets”.

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5.56 x 45 NATO (.223 Remington)

Materials and production methods, like a reverse-drawn jacket for a clean boat tail, led to yaw insensitivity, improved soft target performance, and consistent dispersion. The dimensions and leade of the. This failure of 5. Retrieved 16 January Initially, Phase I efforts created the M “green tip” 5. Archived from the original on June 6, Over 1 billion cartridges have been produced as of This was addressed with another powder blend with higher heat tolerance and improved brass.

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The upper receiver to which the barrel with its chamber are attached and the lower receiver are entirely separate parts in AR style rifles. The tip and lead core fragments consistently hag when using short barrels, while the rear moves through once the front impacts. Criticism There has been much criticism of the poor performance of the bullet on target, especially the first-shot kill rate when the muzzle velocity of the used firearms and the downrange bullet deceleration do not achieve the minimally required terminal velocity at the target to cause fragmentation.


General LeMay subsequently es109 80, rifles. The steel penetrator was retained and, through greater velocity and better composition and placement, substantially improved hard target performance.

×45mm NATO – Wikipedia

Bullet Proof Car Window no sound. One possible danger is that it generates much greater pressure in the chamber when fired, decreasing service life of parts and increasing the risk of catastrophic failure of the weapon though this has yet to occur. The FN-created ss09 was named 5. It appears that this round can drastically improve the performance of any AR weapon chambered to.

x 45 NATO ( Remington) | Close Focus Research – Ballistic Testing Services

One primary advantage se109 by the round is its consistent performance against soft targets. On a media day at Aberdeen Proving Ground on May 4,reports were given about the MA1’s performance in the field since it was issued 11 months earlier. Phase II efforts focused on creating an alternative round that did not contain either metal.

In addition, in a copper plug was added to the base of the bullet to address environmental concerns. Options Quote message in reply? The objective was to create an environmentally friendly small arms training round after the Army had been required, in part by stronger state regulations, to remove lead from their bullets to reduce lead accumulation at stateside training ranges. The round can better penetrate steel, brick, concrete, and masonry walls, as well as body armor and sheet metal. US makers are moving toward 5.


I never used ATI ammo, but I have read that it’s hit or miss ammo.

Though haaf MA1 is more expensive to produce, its performance is considered to compensate. All sizes in millimeters mm. What’s in a Name? With normal ammunition with soft lead, hollow, or ballistic tips there will be significant expansion of the bullet on impact that significantly improves its wounding capacity.

Retrieved 6 March The Pentagon legally cleared the rounds for Marine use in late January. Compared to larger calibers, proponents of the 5. Attention if you have renewed your paid membership on the site but it has not taken effect within 24 hours please send the tech account jaag private message here to get your account corrected and for further instruction.