GGG 5.56×45 mm NATO BALL CARTRIDGES
Technical specification
Caliber mm

5.56

Waterproofing lacquer -

Case mouth and case-primer joint are waterproof sealing 

Total length mm

57,40 - 0,70

Total weight g

11,85±0,45

Bullet type

Ball

Bullet weight gr/g

62 / 4,00 ± 0,1 

Bullet lenght -

23,10 ± 0,20

Bullet extraction N

≥200 N

Bullet material -

Jacket – CuZn10; Perforating core – steel 35B2, rear core – lead antimony (2,2%) 

Case material -

CuZn30

Case length mm

44,70 - 0,25

Propellant type

Double base, smokeless 

Primer type

BOXER

Percussion, non corrosive, non mercuric 

BALLISTIC PROPERTIES
Compatibility: STANAG 4172, AC/225 (LG/3-SG/1) D/8, PFP (NAAG-LG/3-SG/1) D(2004)1.
ELECTRONIC PRESSURE, VELOCITY AND ACTION TIME (EPVAT), KIAG 6215 PRESSURE TRANSDUCER
Ammunition temperature 21 °C + 52 °C – 54 °C
Velocity at 24 m, m/s V = 911 ± 15 - 80 <=V+52°C - V21°C <=+ 50 - 80 <=V-54°C - V21°C <=+ 50
Case mouth pressure, bar P + 3 SD <= 4450 -1100<=P++52°C - P21°C<=+550
P+52°C <= 4550
-1100<=P-54°C - P21°C<=+550
P-54°C <= 4550
Port pressure, bar P - 3 SD >= 1030 truksta info truksta info
Action time, ms - - truksta info
Muzzle energy, J E >= 1564 - -
Bullet energy at 24 m, J E >= 1480 - -

V = corrected mean velocity P = corrected mean pressure

PRECISION at distance 550 m Horizontal standard deviation Vertical standard deviation  
<=200mm <=200mm  
FUNCTION AND CASUALTY Permissible percentage of defects was not exceeded.
TRAJECTORY MATCH

At distance 300 m
At distance 550 m
Horizontal match Vertical match  
<= 125 mm
<= 275 mm
<= 175 mm
<= 385 mm
 

TERMINAL EFFECTS at distance 570 m

Perforations
Mild steel plate
Aluminium witness screen (0,5 m behind steel plate)

 

/ 90 %
3,5 mm (SAE 1010 / 1020, hardness RB 55–70)
0,5 mm 2024T3

PRIMER SENSITIVITY


Critical height method (run-down)
Test ball H + 5 SD H - 2 SD
Ø 30 mm (111,7 ± 0,57) g <= 450 mm / 75 mm

WATERPROOF TEST 

 

Vacuum pressure not less 50 KPa
Time not less 30 s 

No more than 15% leaky rounds 

You can find all the information on the marking of the cartridge and its packanging, as well as the packanging of cartridges, in this document: