5.56x45mm NATO
Rifle Cartridge

Abbreviated Name:  5.56x45mm NATO

 
 

TECHNICAL INFORMATION:

The 5.56x45mm NATO cartridge was developed for military use over 50 years ago, and became known as the 223 Remington only when introduced as a commercial round by Remington. Military use notwithstanding, the “5.56” enjoys widespread civilian use in AR-15 style rifles, and is the mainstay of service rifle match competition. Because of the fast-twist rifling used in the 5.56, it will stabilize bullets of up to 80 grains when fired from a 1-8” or faster barrel. Our 80 grain Custom Competition bullet is an excellent choice for extremely long range shooting, but must be fired as a single shot cartridge (this bullet cannot be loaded to magazine length). For magazine length loading in the 5.56, the 69 grain and 77 grain Custom Competition products are excellent choices. If your brass originally had crimped primers, the crimp MUST be removed prior to re-priming. Also, as it is usually necessary to crimp the bullet in place when loading for a semi-auto use, we recommend using a taper crimp. Crimping with a standard seating die (roll crimping) on bullets without a crimping groove can adversely affect accuracy. The data listed in the load data section is safe for use in both 223 Remington and 5.56x45mm cartridges and chambers.

 

 

NOSLER AMMUNITION

Loaded for 5.56x45mm NATO

 

Defense 223 Remington AMMUNITION

 

223 Remington 64 grain
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Bullet Style:  Bonded Solid Base
Use:  Personal Defense

 

 

Match Grade 223 REMINGTON AMMUNITION

 

223 Remington 60 grain
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Bullet Style:  Ballistic Tip Varmint
Use:  Varmint & Targets


223 Remington 69 grain
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Bullet Style:  Custom Competition
Use:  Varmint & Targets


223 Remington 77 grain
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Bullet Style:  Custom Competition
Use:  Varmint & Targets

 

 

Noveske 5.56 NATO AMMUNITION

 

5.56 NATO 55 Grain
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Bullet Style:  FB Tipped
Use:  Varmint & Targets


5.56 NATO 60 Grain
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Bullet Style:  BT Glow
Use:  Varmint & Targets

 

 

SSA 5.56 NATO AMMUNITION

 

5.56x45MM NATO 55 Grain
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Bullet Style:  Ballistic Tip Varmint
Use:  Varmint & Targets


5.56x45MM NATO 63 Grain
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Bullet Style:  Spitzer
Use:  Varmint & Targets


5.56x45MM NATO 77 Grain
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Bullet Style:  Custom Competition
Use:  Targets

 

 

Trophy Grade Varmint 223 REMINGTON AMMUNITION

 

223 Remington 35 grain Lead Free
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Bullet Style:  BTLF
Lead Free:  Yes
Use:  Varmint & Targets


223 Remington 40 grain Lead Free
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Bullet Style:  BTLF
Lead Free:  Yes
Use:  Varmint & Targets


223 Remington 40 grain
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Bullet Style:  Ballistic Tip
Use:  Varmint & Targets

 

 

Varmageddon 223 REMINGTON AMMUNITION

 

223 Remington 55 grain FBHP
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Bullet Style:  Varmageddon
Use:  Varmint & Targets


223 Remington 55 grain FB Tipped
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Bullet Style:  Varmageddon
Use:  Varmint & Targets


223 Remington 62 grain
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Bullet Style:  Varmageddon
Use:  Varmint & Targets

 

 

NOSLER RIFLES

Chambered for 5.56x45mm NATO 

 

VARMAGEDDON AR

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Designed to be the ultimate varmint hunting platform, the Varmageddon AR is equally at home in the prairie dog towns of the plains, or calling coyotes in the sagebrush, and makes for a formidable competition rifle.

 

 

5.56x45mm NATO
Loading & Reloading Components:

5.56x45mm NATO LOAD DATA

 
 

 

NOSLER BULLETS 

Designed for Loading & Reloading 5.56x45mm NATO Cartridges

 
 

Ballistic Tip Varmint Bullet

  • 22 Caliber 40 Grain
  • 22 Caliber 50 Grain
  • 22 Caliber 55 Grain
  • 22 Caliber 60 Grain
 

Ballistic Tip Lead Free Bullet

  • 22 Caliber 35 Grain
  • 22 Caliber 40 Grain
 

Bonded Performance Bullet

  • 22 Caliber 64 Grain
 
 

CT Ballistic Silvertip Bullet

  • 22 Caliber 50 Grain
  • 22 Caliber 55 Grain
 

Custom Competition Bullet

  • 22 Caliber 52 Grain
  • 22 Caliber 69 Grain
  • 22 Caliber 77 Grain
  • 22 Caliber 80 Grain
 

E-Tip Bullet

  • 22 Caliber 55 Grain
 
 

Partition Bullet

  • 22 Caliber 60 Grain
 

Varmageddon Bullet

  • 22 Caliber 35 Grain
  • 22 Caliber 40 Grain HP
  • 22 Caliber 40 Grain
  • 22 Caliber 55 Grain HP
  • 22 Caliber 55 Grain
  • 22 Caliber 62 Grain
 

 

NOSLER BRASS

Designed for Loading & Reloading 223 Remington

 

223 REMINGTON BRASS

Part# 10070
Box Count: 50

Part# 10098 
Box Count: 100 

 

 

Available Cartridge Information:

 

RIFLE CARTRIDGES

 

35 Caliber / .358” Diameter

9.3mm Caliber / .366” Diameter

375 Caliber / .375” Diameter

416 Caliber / .416” Diameter

44 Caliber / .429” Diameter

45 Caliber / .458” Diameter

458 Caliber / .458” Diameter

 

 

HANDGUN CARTRIDGES

 

9mm Caliber / .355” Diameter

38 Caliber / .357” Diameter

10MM Caliber / .400” Diameter

41 Caliber / .410” Diameter

44 Caliber / .429” Diameter

45 Caliber / .451” Diameter