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Cartridge of the Month March 2009

5.56 x 45 NATO German Short Range
Specimens and photos courtesy of Paul Smith


German Short Range. The projectile consists of a brass body and plastic tip. Note the hole running the length of the projectile. The plastic tip would be blown off and the brass body would become unstable. Heavy green mouth seal. Headstamp is DAG 223 (at 10 and 6 o’clock positions).





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  Revised 1 march 2009