Brass Fetcher Ballistic Testing

5.56mm

20 Percent Ballistic Gelatin

Cartridges Impact Velocity

(ft/sec)

Maximum Penetration Depth

(inch)

Expansion

(inch2)

Bullet Weight

(grain)

Barrel Length

(inch)

Distance*

(feet)

Federal

55gr

TSX

3034 10.0+ 0.172 54.9 20 10
US Military

55gr

M193

FMJ

3254 10.0+ Fragmented 55 20 10

62gr

M855

FMJ

2932 10.0+ Fragmented 62 16 10

64gr

M856

FMJ

2867 10.0+ NA 64 16 10
Winchester

34gr (2)

DUPLEX

Phase III

2977 10.0+ NA 68 16 10

* - Distance from muzzle to ballistic gelatin block.