ATF Tries to Ban Common Rifle Ammo As "Armor-Piercing" Despite Its Own Statutory Definition – The ATF says it wants to ban M855 ball ammunition, a .223 (or 5.56 mm) rifle bullet that has been used by American citizens for decades. The ATF says it wants to ban this popular bullet because it is.
Winchester Ammunition is one of the most trusted American ammo brands. This 5.56 NATO ammo comes in a 1000 round case, and is top-of-the-line AR-15 ammo for firearms chambered for 5.56 NATO pressure.Each cartridge is brass-cased with a Boxer primer and weighs the standard 62 grain-weight.
.308 Black Tipped AP projectiles. AP stands for Armor Piercing. This bullet has a hardened Molybdenum steel penetrator. I test it against various steel targets up to 1" thick. Thanks to K. Gross.
With the rush on 5.56 and .223, I decided to get a bulk box to tide me over until prices come back down. Bulkammo has the best price around for 1000 rounds of M855 green tips; everywhere else I've looked is out of stock or charging more than $1 a round.
5.56 SS-109 Green Tip Armor Piercing- 20 Rounds 5.56 SS-109 Green Tip Armor Piercing- 20 Rounds $34.99 $24.99 Add to Cart 5.56 SS-109 Green Tip Armor Piercing- 100 Rounds $199.99 $99.99 Add to Cart $34.99 $24.99 Add to Cart More Info Order# AP120
In fact, this steel core ammunition won’t penetrate any armor that is designed to stop rifle rounds. Why not? The feds say that a steel core makes ammunition armor piercing. The steel core in this ammo is very soft steel and it is only used because it was cheaper than lead. Of course, it will easily perforate soft armor.
NEWTOWN, Conn –-(Ammoland.com)- The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) has announced it is seeking to ban commonplace 5.56 M855 ball ammunition as “armor piercing ammunition.”.
ATF Bans Popular Rifle Ammunition It Says Is “Armor-Piercing” – prohibits the import, manufacture and distribution of “armor piercing ammunition” as defined by [that] statute. [Emphasis added.] The ATF found its opening wedge in the growing popularity of AR-15.
a head to head comparison of the 5.56 nato and it's new big brother, the 300 blackout!
I bought (several years ago) a bunch of mil-surplus range pickup ammo. Had a mix of everything. Anyway, I pulled a few of the odder looking bullets, and discovered some (IMI marked) very long bullets that I filed a flat on the side and discovered they were armor-piercing incendiary (hardened insert in the front end, under the jacket w/ metallic powder in the rear))!
LETTER: Armor piercing ammo stirs controversy – A controversy arose recently about whether 5.56 mm, SS109 and M855 “green tip” ammunition was armor piercing and would be banned. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’ prior guides.
it’s reviewing whether to block ammo dealers from selling some kinds of armor piercing ammunition that has been legal to sell to the public since 1986. The steel-tipped 5.56 mm rounds at that time.
What Is Michigan Law Regarding Armor Piercing Ammunition? – “(1) Except as provided in subsection (2), a person shall not manufacture, distribute, sell, or use armor piercing ammunition in this state. A person who willfully violates this section is guilty of a.
Stumbled upon some ammo for sale locally. Ammo can is marked 5.56 Armor Piercing M895 Carl Gustav tungsten carbide core. Appears to be different than M855 steel penetrator green tip, but can't find much of anything at all online.
About .223 Penetration. Detailed Information Regarding Penetration Of .223 Ammunition. by R.K. Taubert About the author: A recently retired FBI Agent with over 20 years experience in SWAT and Special Operations, he conducted extensive counter-terrorism and weapons research while in the Bureau.
Try a full range of bullets, at various distances (50, 100, 150, 200, 200+) with your barrel before you go swapping. You may very well be surprised at what stabilizes in your barrels.
Hello Operators. By now most of you have seen the DIY solar generator project on the channel and social media. Well after posting the successful benchtop test on Instagram and the blog, I thought I'd take a moment to write a small post about the PowerMon Bluetooth battery monitor from Thornwave. (Amazon link).
5.56 / 223 M193 CBC / Magtech 1000 Rds in a New M2A1 Ammo Can: 5.56 M193 This ammunition is produced by Magtech in Brazil. 5.56 CBC 18 Head-stamp which Magtech uses for its Military Designated Ammunition. This is a M193 Load. It is first quality ammunition. Projectile is a 55 grain non magnetic FMJBT. Brass Cased Boxer Primed.
Is it legal to buy armor piercing ammunition? The Obama admin actually tried to ban M-855 because it was armor piercing, and AR-15 handguns were being produced, thus making (at least in their minds) 5.56 a handgun round (which is illegal to be armor piercing).
Is the M855/SS109 'green-tip' AP ammunition armor piercing? Lets find out.It passes through 1/4 inch steel,will it penetrate 1/2 inch plate?
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.
5.56 85 Grain Barnes Bullets Precision Match 5.56x45mm, 85 Grain Open Tip Match BT Ammunition, 20 Per Box Case of 200 (price reflects 5% bulk discount). Heavy Hitter: 5.56mm Barnes 85gr OTM gel test. Having a little fun shooting my home rolled defense rifle. Ammunition was Barnes Precision Match 85 grain OTM. Benzinga is a fast-growing, dynamic and
BATFE To Ban Common AR-15 Ammo – 223 caliber general purpose rifles, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives unexpectedly announced today that it intends to ban commonplace M855 ball ammunition as “armor piercing.