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It is a small-caliber, high-velocity, smokeless powder rebated rim bottlenecked rifle cartridge designed and manufactured by FN Herstal in Belgium. Dimensionally, the 5.7x28mm round is the same as the 5.56mm / .223. 5.7X28 Ammo For Sale
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The History of 5.7X28 Ammunition.
In 1991, the Belgian company FN Herstal released the FN 5.7x28mm cartridge after NATO requested a replacement for the 9x19mm cartridge. Since Kevlar body armor was effective against the 9mm, developing a cartridge that would overcome it became a priority. This objective was achieved by the 5.7x28mm by penetrating vests of level IIIA without any difficulty at 200 meters. The 5.7x28mm cartridge not only pierces armor and has a high velocity, but the bullet’s shape reduces the chances of ricochet, which reduces collateral damage. A second benefit of this cartridge is that the majority of its kinetic energy has been expended by 400 meters – a benefit since it was developed for use in handguns and submachine guns, which have effective ranges of less than 200 meters.
There are several advantages to the 5.7×28 cartridge due to its smaller size. Since it weighs half as much as the 9mm, a solider can carry twice as much ammunition. Furthermore, the magazine capacity of firearms chambered for this cartridge has been significantly increased. The FN Five-Seven boasts a flush-fit magazine holding 20 rounds, and the FN P90 submachine gun features a detachable magazine holding 50 rounds.
Types Of 5.7x28mm Ammo:
5.7x28mm ammunition comes in a number of bullet types and loads. Some of the most popular 5.7x28mm rounds include:
A brand-new design of hollow point bullets with a brass jacket and aluminum core features an innovative and lightweight round.
5.7x28mm Blank Rounds
Blank rounds are tipped with a synthetic projectile with a reduced propellant charge, which can be used as training rounds.
SS190 Duty Round
The duty round includes aluminum-core projectiles that pose a limited risk.
L191 Tracer Round
Having a tracer round enables you to detect a bullet’s path during low-light conditions, since the projectile contains a tracer element.
SB193 Subsonic Round
Subsonic rounds are designed for use with sound suppressed FN P90® firearms and are loaded at subsonic muzzle velocity.
SS198LF Lead-Free Round
Limited-edition round with aluminum-core and a green tip. By using lead-free primers and projectiles, it can meet the requirements of agencies or ranges that prohibit the use of lead.
SS197SR Sporting Round
This sporting round consists of a jacketed lead core and a polymer tip that are comprised of ordinary jacketed lead.
5.7x28mm Ammo Specifications
The case of the 5.7x28mm ammo cartridge has a rimless, bottleneck design and has an overall length of 1.594 inches (40.5 millimeters). Its diameter is .224 inches (5.7 mm), less than the neck’s diameter of .25 inches (6.35 mm). The diameter of the shoulder is .311 inches (7.9mm), and the thickness of the rim is .045 inches (1.14mm). As far as primers are concerned, the 5.7x28mm cartridge uses a boxer small rifle primer. Tests conducted by the Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute indicate the maximum pressure for the cartridge to be 50,040 psi.
Uses of 5.7x28mm Ammo:
There are a number of uses for 5.7x28mm such as:
Long-range target shooting
General range use
It is excellent to carry 5.7x28mm with a Five-seven or Ruger-57 as a CCW – it has the power, speed, and range to handle practically any situation.
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