Posted April 4, 2015 6:00 am by Comments

By Nathaniel F

Cartridges from the author's collection, left to right: 5.56x45mm Mk. 262 Mod. 1 OTM, 6.8x43mm SPC 115gr Sierra OTM, 7.62x39mm M67 FMJ.

The 5.56mm M855 round has received considerable criticism for its terminal characteristics. Detractors point out that the round fails to fragment when the striking velocity is too low – such as when fired from a very short barrel or when the bullet has slowed down thanks to its relatively unimpressive ogive shape – or when the […]

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