223 Remington Rifle Ammo
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.223 Remington is one of the most popular rifle cartridges in the United States. 223 ammo is choice among the hunters, target shooters, and backyard plinkers alike.
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.223 Remington Ammunition is basically the civilian version of the military’s 5.56×45 cartridge. The .223 Remington is a rifle cartridge developed in 1957, for the ArmaLite AR-15. In 1980, the .223 Remington was transformed into a new cartridge, a 62 gr full metal jacket bullet with a seven grain steel core for better penetration and designated 5.56×45mm NATO
The .223 Remington has become one of the most popular cartridges and is currently used in a wide range of semi-automatic and manual action rifles and even handguns; such as the Colt AR-15, Ruger Mini-14, Remington Model 700, Remington XP-100, etc. The popularity of .223 Remington is so great, that in the US it virtually eliminated all other similar .22 caliber centerfire varmint rifle cartridges.
It is commercially loaded with 0.224 inch (5.7 mm) diameter jacketed bullets, with weights ranging from 35 to 85 grains (2.27 g to 5.8 g), with the most common loading by far being 55 grains (3.6 g). Ninety and ninety-five grain Sierra Matchking bullets are available for reloaders.