Federal 5.56 NATO 62gr. XM855 Green Tip FMJ
Federal XM855 5.56mm NATO ammunition is loaded to Military specification at the Lake City facility. Loaded with an SS109 bullet which is a 62 grain Green Tip M855 Full Metal Jacket Bullet that is a steel tip sitting on a lead core bullet. The steel tip makes up 27% of the bullet and the remainder of the bullet is lead core. The sealed primer is ideal for long term storage and moisture protection.
The 5.56x45mm NATO rounds are 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 / Specifications
- Manufacturer Number: XM855LCAC1
- Caliber: 5.56×45 NATO
- Bullet Weight: 62 Grains
- Bullet Type: SS109 “Green Tip” Steel Penetrator Projectile
- Muzzle Velocity: 3025 fps
- Muzzle Energy: 1326 ft/lbs
- New Annealed Reloadable Brass Case