Unsung Hero: The Mk 248 MOD 1 – the two other offerings being the Mk 316 MOD 0 (7.62×51 mm NATO) and the Mk 262 MOD 1 (5.56×45 mm NATO). Missing from this assemblage is the newer .338 Lapua Mag., which, although seeing service with.
5.56×45 NATO Ammunition. 5.56×45 ammo derived from the .222 cartridge and was officially adopted as the standardized NATO round in 1963. Essentially, 5.56×45 as a caliber came into being because the military was using 7.62×51 and critics believed the larger round was too powerful for light service rifles, leading to rough recoil and a slower than desired rate of fire in military service rifles.
7.62×51 vs 5.56×45 vs 7.62×39 vs 5.45×39 I'm a biased supporter of the 7.62×51, but lately I've been hearing more and more that the AK74 5.45×39 is the most effective combat cartridge because it causes disturbingly fatal tissue damage at typical combat ranges.
For tactical rifles used for home defense or out on the range in competitions, the 5.56×45 vs 7.62×39 is a common argument among shooters and a common decision made by potential buyers.
Betweeen a .223/5.56x45mm and .308/7.62×51 rifle, do you feel more inclined,
This is a discussion on Betweeen a .223/5.56x45mm and .308/7.62×51 rifle, do you feel more inclined,
within the Broken Arrow forums, part of the Gun Forum category; to double tap with .223/5.56x45mm. I know I do.
The 5.56×45 NATO cartridge is not a particularly devastating round.
our soldiers to carry approximately three times the ammunition by weight as the standard 7.62×51 NATO. Most states prohibit the.
I'd like the valued, educated and experienced opinions of my WT brothers on this subject. Given the top performing ammo for each caliber, assuming a similar rifle (ie, both have 16" bbl's), and understanding that both calibers have their pro's and con's, I'd like an honest evaluation of the 7.62×39 versus 5.56×45 rounds in the 0-400m envelope.
When it comes to .308 Win vs 5.56 Nato, which one is better? That's often the question gun enthusiasts ask. These are not the only two rifle cartridges in the world, but they are among the most popular ones. It's not unusual to compare the two. Doing it, though, is like pitting a banana against a.
We did a quick accuracy test of .223 Vs 5.45X39.
way too many variables that go along with them. The most legit test would have been M855 5.56 NATO vs 7N6 5.45.
vs. .223 Rem., the former simply has more.
and cartridge options include not only 5.56×45 mm NATO/.223 Rem., but also .300 Blackout and now, as reviewed nearby, 7.62×51 mm NATO/.308 Win. In order.
The AK-47 The AR-15 was developed with logistics in mind. That is, a pallet of 5.56×45 ammo weighs much less than a pallet of 30-06 or 7.62×51. If you ever want to start a heated debate, ask which.
7.62 X51 Vs 308 Win Beware, custom loaders! In addition to differences in the chambers of .308 Win and 7.62x51mm barrels, there is a critical difference in the brass. Can you shoot 7.62×51 in a .308 chamber? The reason I am getting into the topic is I was trying to streamline my firearms into a few easily stockpileable calibers so
5.56 is a low caliber but high velocity round, good for wounding someone, 7.62×39 is a short range round meant to do allot of damage and basically a good assault rifle round,
See max range trajectory of 200gr 308 55gr 556 and 123gr wolf see fair use song state of the art. See max range trajectory of 200gr 308 55gr 556 and 123gr wolf see fair use song state of the art.
7.62mm Ball L2a2 Radway Green 7.62mm NATO. This is a discussion on Radway Green 7.62mm NATO within the Ammunition forums, part of the M14 M1A Forum category; AM1260 Radway Green 7.62mm NATO (.308) L2A2 Ball Ammo (149gr.) Copper Washed Steel Case Berdan Primed / Non-Corrosive 1960’s MFG 300rds/can (packed with a some. Military kit through the ages: from
In this video, I compare the bullets of the worlds two most popular rifle platforms. The American AR-15 and the Russian AK-47. Let me know what you think guys! I look forward to reading your.
According to Cashner, the Americans, in 1958, offered the 7.62X51 mm AR-10 and 5.56X45 mm AR-15 rifles to India. These were successfully tested by the Army but old ties with Britain led to the.
US firm Sig Sauer will supply these 7.62×51 mm guns which are urgently required to replace the INSAS 5.56×45 mm rifles, the mainstay of Indian infantry troops. The purchase is being made under the.
No Nato The Art of the Rifle: General
50 caliber sniper rifles is yet another step in that direction, which will likely see the Ukrainian military adopt a number of small arms (and ammunition) in common standardized usage with NATO forces.
I am simply asking, which commonly available, cheap, military surplus round creates larger wounds. M80 or M193/M855. ammo oracle claims that m80 doesnt fragment, but it clearly does, shown by the above link. they also claim that under 150yds, m193 causes a larger wound channel than the m80, is this also false?
See max range trajectory of 200gr 308 55gr 556 and 123gr wolf see fair use song state of the art
This will mean that the Indian Army will field service rifles in three different calibers in the near future: 7.62×51 in the Sig, 7.62×39 in the AK, and 5.56×45 in the Caracal. But in the tender for.