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  2. Caseless ammunition - Wikipedia

    Caseless ammunition is an attempt to reduce the weight and cost of ammunition by dispensing with the case, which is typically precision made of brass or steel, as well as to simplify the operation of repeating guns by eliminating the need to extract and eject the empty case after firing. [2]

  3. 5.56×45mm NATO - Wikipedia×45mm_NATO

    The 5.56×45mm NATO standard SS109/M855 cartridge was designed for maximum performance when fired from a 508 mm (20.0 in) long barrel, as was the original 5.56 mm M193 cartridge. Experiments with longer length barrels up to 610 mm (24.0 in) resulted in no improvement or a decrease in muzzle velocities for the SS109/M855 cartridge.

  4. .22-250 Remington - Wikipedia

    The .22-250 Remington is a very high-velocity, short action, .22 caliber rifle cartridge primarily used for varmint hunting and small game hunting. It is capable of reaching over 4,000 feet per second. It does find occasional use by women and young children for deer hunting because of its low recoil. [2] Some jurisdictions prohibit the use of ...

  5. LSAT caseless ammunition - Wikipedia

    5.56mm LSAT Caseless Ammunition for the LSAT LMG. LSAT caseless ammunition is caseless ammunition produced as part of the U.S. Army’s Lightweight Small Arms Technologies (LSAT) program. Although less advanced in development than the other ammunition component of the program, the caseless round has already produced significant results.

  6. .22 TCM - Wikipedia

    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. Used in the RIA M1911 pistols, and the M22 TCM bolt-action rifle.

  7. 7.62×54mmR - Wikipedia×54mmR

    The 7.62×54mmR rounds in use with the Russian Armed Forces are designed for machine guns and sniper rifles. As of 2003, there were several variants of 7.62×54mmR rounds produced for various purposes. All use clad metal as case material. A conventional steel-core bullet designed to engage personnel and weapon systems.

  8. .454 Casull - Wikipedia

    The .454 Casull ( / kəˈsuːl /) [4] is a firearm cartridge, developed as a wildcat cartridge in 1958 by Dick Casull, Duane Marsh and Jack Fullmer. [5] It was announced in November 1959 by Guns & Ammo magazine. The design is a lengthened and structurally improved .45 Colt case. [5]

  9. .45 ACP - Wikipedia

    2,036 ft/s (621 m/s) 829 ft⋅lbf (1,124 J) The .45 ACP ( Automatic Colt Pistol ), also known as .45 Auto, .45 Automatic, or 11.43×23mm [1] is a rimless straight-walled handgun cartridge designed by John Moses Browning in 1904, for use in his prototype Colt semi-automatic pistol.