Tag: 5.56 NATO

920x1240 Various 5.56mm rounds, left to right: 55gr M193, 55gr French ball, M855 (made in Korea), Mk. 262 Mod. 1, Mk. 318, M855A1 Armalite M-15 Cindy Dietz and Jeff Axelson with the Danny Dietz Tribute Rifle 77grTMK_00 PC050073 sig
MDR

Desert Tech MDR Prototype

Thanks to Henry Reed for this tip. Desert Tech recently posted a video showing a functioning MDR and does it look like fun. I found it interesting that the shooter does not wrap his thumb around the pistol grip. A technique usually seen for long range shooting.

HK416

HK416 vs Colt Water Test

An old video but an interesting one. HK tests their HK416 with a very specific test. Submerging it under water and then shooting it immediately after coming out of the water. The results for the Colt were surprising. Although the safety measures taken for the Colt kind [Read More…]

CMMG-5.56

CMMG 5.56 Pistol

CMMG is now making an AR-style pistol in 5.56 NATO. Previously, the company made AR-style pistols in 9mm and 300 BLK only. Unlike the existing pistols, the 5.56 NATO version will have a 12.5″ barrel.  The 9mm and 300 BLK guns use an 8.2″ barrel. This pistol [Read More…]