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  2. Comparison of the AK-47 and M16 - Wikipedia

    M16 5.56×45mm. The AK-47's heavier 7.62×39mm round has superior penetration when compared to the M16's lighter 5.56×45mm round and is better in circumstances where a soldier has to shoot through heavy foliage, walls or a common vehicle's metal body and into an opponent attempting to use these things as cover.

  3. Caseless ammunition - Wikipedia

    Caseless ammunition ( CL ), [1] or caseless cartridge, is a configuration of weapon-cartridge that eliminates the cartridge case that typically holds the primer, propellant and projectile together as a unit. Instead, the propellant and primer are fitted to the projectile in another way so that a cartridge case is not needed, for example inside ...

  4. FN 5.7×28mm - Wikipedia×28mm

    The SS195LF is a commercially available cartridge that features a lead-free primer and produces ballistics similar to the SS192 round, which it replaced in late 2004. It uses the same 1.8-g (28 grain) copper-jacketed aluminum core bullet as the SS192, and it can be identified by the unmarked, hollow void at the tip and the silver-colored primer ...

  5. 5.45×39mm - Wikipedia×39mm

    The 5.45×39mm cartridge is a rimless bottlenecked intermediate cartridge.It was introduced into service in 1974 by the Soviet Union for use with the new AK-74.The 5.45×39mm gradually supplemented and then largely replaced the 7.62×39mm cartridge in Soviet and Warsaw Pact service as the primary military service rifle cartridge.

  6. List of handgun cartridges - Wikipedia

    Handgun cartridges Cartridge name Bullet diameter Case length Cartridge length Type Source in mm in mm in mm 2.34mm rimfire (for Swiss mini gun) .092 2.3.240 6.1: Rimmed, rimfire

  7. Federal Premium Ammunition - Wikipedia

    Vista Outdoor. Website. www .federalpremium .com. Federal Premium Ammunition is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Vista Outdoor, located in Anoka, Minnesota. With a workforce of nearly 1,500, Federal manufactures shotshell, centerfire, and rimfire ammunition and components.

  8. Amazon to launch discount section with direct shipping from ...

    June 26, 2024 at 1:55 PM. (Reuters) plans to launch a section on its shopping site featuring cheap items that ship directly to overseas consumers from warehouses in China, the ...

  9. Ammunition - Wikipedia

    Ammunition. A belt of 0.50 caliber ammunition loaded into an M2 Browning. Every fifth round (red tip) is an M20 (armor piercing incendiary tracer). Ammunition is the material fired, scattered, dropped, or detonated from any weapon or weapon system. [1] Ammunition is both expendable weapons (e.g., bombs, missiles, grenades, land mines) and the ...