Federal American Eagle XM855 5.56mm NATO ammunition is loaded to Military specification at the Lake City facility. This particular load uses the SS109 bullet which is a 62 grain Full Metal Jacket Boat Tail SS109 Steel Penetrator affectionately known as “Green Tip”. The finished rounds consist of sealed primers which is ideal for long term storage and moisture protection. Along with primers which are crimped in to ensure that blown primers don’t cause a malfunction during sustained fire.
Note: This item is manufactured in the Lake City Plant currently run by Federal ATK. The ammo is brand new, brass cased, boxer primed, non-corrosive and re-loadable. It is made to military specifications which require the cases to be annealed. Unlike civilian production ammo, the military requires to see evidence of annealing on the round itself. This is why the cases will appear to be discolored. This is done on purpose in order to meet the military requirement for overall strength and durability of the finished round.
Features and Specifications:
Manufacturer Number: XM855FL
62 Grain Full Metal Jacket Boat Tail SS109 LAP “Green Tip” Projectile
This projectile will attract a magnet
Muzzle velocity: 3025 fps
Muzzle energy: 1326 ft/lbs
Uses: Personal Protection or Self Defense
Note: Use caution when shooting steel target. This round has the potential to punch holes through steel plates.
20 rounds per box. To buy a full case, order 10 boxes.
Ammo Price is per box.
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