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  2. 5.56×45mm NATO - Wikipedia

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    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.

  3. FP-45 Liberator - Wikipedia

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    Muzzle velocity. 820 ft/s (250 m/s) Effective firing range. 8 yd (7.3 m) Feed system. Single-shot. The FP-45 Liberator is a handgun manufactured by the United States military during World War II for use by resistance forces in occupied territories. The Liberator was never issued to American or other Allied troops, and there are few documented ...

  4. Heckler & Koch MP5 - Wikipedia

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    The Heckler & Koch MP5 ( German: Maschinenpistole 5) is a submachine gun developed in the 1960s by German firearms manufacturer Heckler & Koch. It uses a similar modular design to the Heckler & Koch G3, and has over 100 variants and clones, [14] including selective fire, semi-automatic, suppressed, compact, and even marksman variants. [15]

  5. List of 5.56×45mm NATO firearms - Wikipedia

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    The table below gives a list of firearms that can fire the 5.56×45mm NATO cartridge, first developed and used in the late 1970s for the M16 rifle, which to date, is the most widely produced weapon in this caliber.

  6. 7.62×54mmR - Wikipedia

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    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.

  7. 2020–present United States ammunition shortage - Wikipedia

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    The 2020–present United States ammunition shortage is the most recent of all the ammunition shortages in the United States. It arose out of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States, the 2020 United States presidential election, and the George Floyd protests. The lack of sufficient ammunition for consumers in the United States is to some ...

  8. CCI Ammunition - Wikipedia

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    Website. www .cci-ammunition .com. CCI (Cascade Cartridge Inc.), based in Lewiston, Idaho, manufactures rimfire ammunition, centerfire handgun ammunition, and primers for reloaders and industrial ammunition production. CCI made the first mini-mag rimfire ammunition in 1963, and in 1975 developed the Stinger, a high velocity .22 Long Rifle product.

  9. M3 submachine gun - Wikipedia

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    Fixed rear peep sight and blade foresight, calibrated to 100 yards for caliber .45 M1911 ball ammunition [12] The M3 is an American .45-caliber submachine gun adopted by the U.S. Army on 12 December 1942, as the United States Submachine Gun, Cal. .45, M3. [12] The M3 was chambered for the same .45 ACP round fired by the Thompson submachine gun ...