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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The British had extensive evidence with their own experiments into an intermediate cartridge since and were on the point of introducing a.

FMJ bullets constructed with a steel penetrator in the nose, the composition, thickness, and relative weights of the jackets, penetrators, and cores are quite variable, as are the types and position of the cannelures.

Archived from the original PDF on Hazg this is the criticism from Wikipedia due to expedience gotta leavebut the detailed stuff is out there. The Mk Mod 0 was adopted in Superior accuracy, wounding capacity, stopping power and range power has made this the preferred round of many Special Forces operators, and highly desirable as a replacement for the older, Belgian made, 5.

Optimizing the round to perform within the pressure limits for short barrels would cause performance loss in longer barrels causing complaints from the Marine Corpsbut analysis showed that a short barrel-optimized round would have less performance loss fired from a long barrel than vice versa. Of the cartridges tendered, the 5.


Cartridges derived from the. Battlefield reports indicated that the M14 was uncontrollable in full-auto and that soldiers could not carry enough ammo to maintain fire superiority over the AK Wyman, commander of the U. Marine Corps decided not to field weapons chambered in lukee. M1 helmet at meters which was also the requirement for the s109. The US military has adopted for limited issue a grain 5.

All these cartridges have certain advantages over the 5.

Criticism There has been much criticism of the poor performance of the bullet on target, especially the first-shot hag rate when the muzzle velocity of lyke used firearms and the downrange bullet deceleration do not achieve the minimally required terminal velocity at the target to cause fragmentation.

Its alloy core had no toxic metals and could be cheaply produced. Inthe 7. On June 24,the United States Army announced it began shipping its new 5.

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

Retrieved 13 June While the M had better armor hazg ability, it is less likely to fragment after hitting a soft target. In May of that year, a report was produced stating that 5 to 7-man squads armed with AR rifles had a higher hit probability than man squads armed with M rifles.

In Septemberthe. Underperformance is thus attributed to errors in range and wind estimation, target lead, firing position, and stress under fire, factors that can be resolved through training. Further, the Army stated the new MA1 ammunition is tailored for use in M4 carbinesbut should also give enhanced performance in M16 rifles and M light machine guns.

Be sure ss1109 subscribe to the SurvivalistBoards YouTube channel. Send a private message to sachson. Some hunting loads of. However the concerns sss109 prove to be valid and led to the development of the 5.


naag The round can better penetrate steel, brick, concrete, and masonry walls, as well as body armor and sheet metal. Initial studies showed that insurgents hit by it suffered larger exit wounds, although information was limited.

5.56 x 45 NATO (.223 Remington)

In Julythe Army solicited a request for vendors to supply alternative cartridge cases to reduce the weight of an MA1 5. The Pentagon legally cleared the rounds for Marine use in late January. Working with the Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane Divisionthe team created performance objectives for the new ammo: The FN-created cartridge was named 5. This lack of expansion does however help with penetration of light cover such as walls, since the round does not expand it does not experience as much drag and can pass through more wood, thin metal, and other objects than most civilian ammo would be likely to do.

Firing several thousand rounds with such high chamber pressures can lead to degraded accuracy over time as parts wear out; these effects can be mitigated through a round counter to keep track of part service life. To be fielded by an entire branch of the military, the round is classified as having an “open-tip” bullet, similar to the MLR 7.

Posting Quick Reply – Please Wait. Retrieved Dec 29, The Interview – SAdefensejournal. It is slightly more accurate, has better consistency of effect in regards to wounding ability, and has an increased penetrating capability.