A new round that combines the advantages of 5.56mm and 7.62mm rounds and can be used in assault rifles, including the M16 and wide types of 5.56mm rifles and machine guns. Developed by the IMI Systems’ Small Caliber Ammunition Division the new 5.56APM (Armor Piercing Match) has better accuracy and penetration capabilities than the standard 5.56mm and provides better accuracy than 7.62mm at ranges of up to 550 meters and better penetration at a range of 800 meters. This level of performance makes the new 5.56mm APM round and an ideal replacement for 7.62 mm thereby enhancing the combat unit’s uniformity in the field as they will need to carry one type of ammunition only and providing the combat soldiers with the firepower a platoon.
Combat proven steel core FMJ bullet. This heavier 62-grain projectile offers improved accuracy & penetration against personnel and unarmored / light-armored targets.