5.56 xm777

Any one have a picture of a 5.56 XM777 sectioned?
Thanks
Steve

I have only a drawing from the frontcore…
Its more or less the same thing as an SS109 from FN, but had as XM777 a black bullet tip.
here the core:


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FWIW:

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The straight-based XM777 in the photograph looks a little suspicious to me. As far as I know, the XM777 / XM778 bullets had exactly the same outward shape as the ordinary M193 / M196. They could be used with the M16A1 and its 12" twist.
Alas, I currently have no access to my library due to construction work.

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We had a screw factory where I lived in Israel. It made those cores for IMI, and probably also for export.

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Jon, do you remember the name of the factory?

Jochem, I think the lack of contrast gives the idea of a flat based bullet. In any case, you are right, the XM777 bullet has a 9º boat-tail.

Regards,

Fede

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Fede, it was known as MIVRAG, at Ein HaShofet.

Thanks!

http://mivrag.co.il/

Hi Steve,

Here you go…

Paul

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Thanks everyone! Penetrator is smaller than I would have expected.