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  2. .223 Remington - Wikipedia

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    The .223 Remington (designated 223 Remington by SAAMI [4] and 223 Rem. by the C.I.P. [5]) is a rimless, bottlenecked, centerfire intermediate cartridge. It was developed in 1957 by Remington Arms and Fairchild Industries for the U.S. Continental Army Command of the United States Army as part of a project to create a small-caliber, high-velocity ...

  3. List of military headstamps - Wikipedia

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    The ammunition was bulk-packed in standard 20-round cartons without stripper clips to maximize the amounts delivered and the packaging was marked in the Chinese language. In 1944 there was a contract to make 30-million modified Springfield -type Mauser -compatible stripper clips which were bulk-packed in ammo cans.

  4. .223 Winchester Super Short Magnum - Wikipedia

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    The .223 WSSM ( Winchester Super Short Magnum, 5.56×42mm) is a .224 caliber rifle cartridge created by Winchester and Browning based on a shortened version of the Winchester Short Magnum case.

  5. 5.56×45mm NATO - Wikipedia

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    In the US builders of AR type rifles can specify barrels with either .223 Remington, .223 Wylde, 223 Noveske, or 5.56×45mm NATO chambers in lengths from pistol (7.5") to long rifle (24").

  6. .22 TCM - Wikipedia

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    Test barrel length: 22.75" rifle (higher velocity) and 5.0" pistol (lower velocity) The .22 TCM or 22TCM (.22, Tuason, Craig, Micromagnum) is a proprietary bottle-necked rimless cartridge created from a 5.56mm NATO / 223 Rem parent case. Developed by custom gunsmith Fred Craig and Martin Tuason, President of Rock Island Armory (RIA) Armscor.

  7. .223 Wylde chamber - Wikipedia

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    The .223 Wylde chamber is used by rifle manufacturers who sell "National Match" configuration AR-15 rifles, barrels and upper receivers.

  8. Caseless ammunition - Wikipedia

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    The rifle was basically a spring-piston air rifle, but when used with the V/L ammunition the energy from the compression of the piston heated the air behind the caseless cartridge enough to ignite the propellant, and this generated the bulk of the energy of firing.

  9. Daewoo Precision Industries K2 - Wikipedia

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    Daewoo Precision Industries K2 assault rifle is the standard service rifle of the South Korean military. It was developed by the South Korean Agency for Defense Development and manufactured by SNT Motiv (formerly Daewoo Precision Industries) and Dasan Machineries (since 2016). Shoulder-fired and gas-operated, the K2 is capable of firing both 5.56×45mm NATO and .223 Remington ammunition ...