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1080 Rounds of Surplus 5.45x39mm Ammo - Ammo - 53gr FMJ

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Ammo Quantity - 1,080 rounds in sealed container
Projectiles - 53 grain full metal jacket (FMJ)
Ammo Casings - Berdan primed steel
Can Openers Are NOT Included


The Soviets developed 5.45x39mm cartridge as a replacement for the 7.62x39mm, as the world trend shifted from larger, heavier bullets to smaller, lighter projectiles that enable the soldier to carry twice the amount of ammo as before at the same weight. The 53 grain bullet is clad in gilding metal and features a steel core. This ammo is Berdan-primed and was initially intended for military use.

The velocity of a 53 grain FMJ round of 5.45x39mm is 2,887 f/s. The AK-74 assault rifle is chambered in 5.45x39mm and ballistics test showed that a pronounced tumbling effect is expected in tissue. Pick up this military surplus ammo with its signature military issue Soviet spam can today. This is a rare piece of Eastern European history that won't last forever!

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Posted On: 1/13/2016 By: CJ

A: Hello CJ, This ammunition does contain corrosive primers.

Posted On: 9/15/2015 By: andy

A: Hello Andy, This ammunition is not 7N6 but is loaded with a standard 53 grain round featuring a mild steel core.

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