Posted July 28, 2016 8:06 am by Comments

By Nathaniel F

On the left are two .300 AAC Blackout rounds, alongside the green-tipped 5.56mm and shorter .221 Remington Fireball that serves as the round's parent case.

Previously, we talked about the Soviet 7.62x39mm caliber, which was paired with the famous Kalashnikov automatic rifle. With its much heavier bullet, larger caliber, and lower velocity, the 7.62x39mm contrasts heavily with the US 5.56mm caliber, and US weapons manufacturers took note. The .300 AAC Blackout is in many ways similar to the 7.62x39mm caliber, […]

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