The slight benefit from the heavier round was not worth the increased recoil and added weight. Additionally the degree of trauma you describe here argues for the lethality of the 5.56 not against it. If the bullet took off the back of his head and a good portion of his brain, then it was obviously effective.
M16 AR15 5.56 NATO is more Lethal than the AK47 7.62 X 39mm Despite outward appearances the M16 or AR15 round, the 5.56 X 45 mm is more lethal than the AK47 round, the 7.62 X 39mm.
The 5.56×45mm NATO (official NATO nomenclature 5.56 NATO) is a rimless bottlenecked intermediate cartridge family developed in the late 1970s in Belgium by FN Herstal.
FN Herstal showcases latest capabilities – On the portable weapons front, the well-known FN MINIMI® 5.56 Mk3 and 7.62 Mk3 will also be on show – just like the Less Lethal solution designed around the FN 303® projectile, the 5.7x28mm weapon.
The 5.56×45mm NATO SS109/M855 cartridge (NATO: SS109; U.S.: M855) with standard 62 gr. lead core bullets with steel penetrator will penetrate approximately 38 to 51 cm (15 to 20 in).
Why the Army Refuses To Give Up On The M4 Rifle – They also deride the 5.56-millimeter round as having insufficient stopping power.
Earlier bullets were designed to.
The M4 Carbine Is Seemingly Immortal but That’s No Good for the Army – The LSAT that was developed was a 5.56 millimeter weapon.
With a simple focus on increased lethality versus a specific.
This is a discussion on 5.56 lethality? within the Defensive Rifles & Shotgun Discussion forums, part of the Related Topics category; Not wanting to start a caliber war so lets not go that route.
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The .223/5.56 round is being replaced because it LACKS lethality, it isn’t legal to be used on deer or anything larger for that reason.
A Gun Expert Built for Us the Army’s New Killer Rifle (Or What It Should Be) – The 5.56-millimeter round, although lightweight and logistically.
advanced body armor while still tumbling shortly after.
D.C. The lethality branch team also is well aware of the issue of compatibility with the NATO round. “We’re not ignoring it,” said Daryl Easlick, the branch’s small arms deputy. “First of all, the U.S.
We were allowed actual hollow-point for 9mm only. The Mk 262 5.56mm round (Black Hills 77-grain Sierra Matchking) is often mistaken for being hollow-point 5.56, but it's technically just 'open-tip' which isn't meant for expansion like a real hollow-point.
223 caliber and 5.56 caliber used in military style weapons.
Billy Jack Crutsinger, 64, is scheduled to receive a lethal.
Coming Soon to Special Forces near You: Underwater Guns – DSG, the Norwegian manufacturer of supercavitating ammo, makes it in three calibers at the moment, 5.56, 7.62 and 12.7mm.
On the contrary, we have official documents stating that there is no problem with the lethality of the 5.56mm caliber at all. Most NATO nations even agree that the next generation of small arms weapons by 2020 will still be using the 5.56mm NATO caliber. Summary. There is no problem with the lethality of the 5.56 NATO caliber.
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The 5.56×45mm NATO (official NATO nomenclature 5.56 NATO) is a rimless bottlenecked intermediate cartridge family developed in the late 1970s in Belgium by FN Herstal. It consists of the SS109, SS110, and SS111 cartridges.
This is a discussion on 5.56 lethality? within the Defensive Rifles & Shotgun Discussion forums, part of the Related Topics category; The 5.56 is pretty darn good. Its a lot better than .22LR or .45 ACP.
To answer this question with a short answer, it is: No! This article will discuss the benefits of the 5.56mm NATO caliber, compare it with its bigger brother 7.62, look into effects of barrel length and finally how to improve the lethality of our soldiers.