5.56x45mm Rounds

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5.56x45mm Rounds
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General
Category Ammunition
Used In M4-A1
Characteristics
Size 1 Slot
Weight 4 g
Stack Size 20 Rounds
Performance
Supersonic Yes
Initial Velocity 1000 m/s
Optimal Velocity 1000 m/s
Air Friction -0.00105
Penetration 0.5
Deflect Angle 10°
Barrel Damage 3
Damage
Health 34
Blood 100
Shock 66
Occurrence
Locations Military
Rarity Uncommon
5.56x45mm intermediate cartridge. Used in select rifles. — In-game description


5.56x45mm Rounds are a type of ammunition in DayZ Standalone. They are found individually, packed in boxes, or pre-loaded in magazines. Empty the box to receive 20 usable 5.56x45mm rounds.

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Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The 5.56mm round is based on the real world 5.56×45mm NATO cartridge. It was developed for the American AR-15 rifle, later the M16 and several variants, during the Vietnam war in the 1950s, derived from the .223 Remington rifle round. The 5.56x45mm round also replaced the 7.62x51mm round's role as NATO's standard rifle cartridge. While it offers higher muzzle velocity, less weight, and less recoil, it also has a much lower muzzle energy and low penetration than the 7.62x51mm NATO.