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May 09

ZQI 5.56 Ammunition

I’m headed to the range today to begin testing on the KVD-15 from Kavod Custom. I didn’t have quite enough ammo, so I picked up a box of ZQI 5.56 Ammunition at Wal-Mart. I have no experience with ZQI, so I’m excited to see how it performs. Stay tuned…

ZQI 556 Ammunition

ZQI 5.56 Ammunition

ZQI 5.56x45mm Specs:

  • Description: 5.56 x 45 mm (SS109) CARTRIDGE
  • Specification: NATO PFP (NAAG-LCGDSS-SG1)
  • Bullet Weight (grains): 62
  • Bullet Length (inches): 0.91 (+/- 0.01)
  • Cartridge Weight (grains): ~193
  • Cartridge Length (inches): 2.26 (- 0.03)
  • Mean Pressure (psi): Max. 55,130 (NATO)
  • Velocity (fps at 78 feet): 3,000
  • Accuracy (mean radius (in) at 328 ft): Max. 0.87
  • Bullet Material: Gilding Metal, Steel Core and Lead Core (Lead-Antimony Alloyed)
  • Case Material: Brass (CuZn28 and CuZn30)
  • Primer: 5.56 mm Primer, Boxer
  • Powder (grains): Ball Powder, ~26