Colt & Black Hills Team Up to Sell Ammo at Midway USA

    Colt Match Ammo

    Colt-branded 5.56 NATO ammo is being manufactured by Black Hills Ammunition and sold through Midway USA according to a recent announcement.  Colt Manufacturing issued a press release stating that the new ammo “…is specifically tuned for Colt tactical and competition rifles.”

    The new ammo was developed to deliver five-shot, 5″ groups at 500 yards out of Colt rifles.  According to Colt:

    This “Triple Nickel” assures the experienced shooter incredible performance right out of the box, with no need for load development or experimentation.

    Initial production offers two loads:  a 55 grain Sierra MatchKing BTHP at 3200 fps and a 77 grain Sierra MatchKing BTHP at 2750 fps.  The 55 grain load sells for $19.99/box of 20, while the heavier load sells for $20.99/box of 20.

    Richard Johnson

    An advocate of gun proliferation zones, Richard is a long time shooter, former cop and internet entrepreneur. Among the many places he calls home is