When a little extra punch is needed, go with the green tips. Federal’s M855 (5.56x45mm NATO) 62-grain ammo features the real deal: SS109 steel core-penetrator bullets with an FMJ, boat tail configuration. Yes, this is the same stuff used by the U.S. Army.
All M855 is first-run, first-quality ammo manufactured at the U.S. military’s Lake City Army Ammunition Plant for Federal Cartridges and is made to Federal specifications.
- Caliber: 5.56x45mm NATO
- Bullet Weight: 62 grains
- Bullet Type: Steel core penetrator (green-tip SS109), FMJ, boat tail
- Case Type: Brass
- Muzzle Energy: 1,256 ft. lbs.
- Muzzle Velocity: 3,020 FPS
- Rounds per Box: 150
Please Note: Federal 5.56x45mm NATO is a military round. It is not tested to SAAMI specifications and operates at higher pressures than .223 Remington. Firing 5.56 NATO in a rifle chambered for .223 Remington is not recommended. Questions about ordering? Review our Ammo Sales & Restrictions here
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